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Charlotte Douglas Airport passenger numbers remain stable

In this 2014 Observer file photo, travelers make their way through Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
In this 2014 Observer file photo, travelers make their way through Charlotte Douglas International Airport. tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte Douglas Airport passenger numbers climbed 0.5 percent from January to April 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.

From January to April 2015, 14,179,906 travelers visited the airport. Last year during this time frame, 14,113,224 passengers had flown through Charlotte Douglas.

As a result of seasonal service, international passenger traffic dropped 4 percent from 915,728 passengers traveling abroad from January to April 2014 to 879,328 fliers from January to April 2015.

Operations experienced an uptick of 0.4 percent, overseeing 176,804 landings and departures from January to April 2015 compared to 176,070 aircraft movements from January to April 2014.

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