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FAT - Only US Airport With Intl Route As #1 O&D  
User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5799 posts, RR: 15
Posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3272 times:

Mike Boyd has a short trivia answer this morning on his Aviation Hot Flash mentioning an interesting fact about Fresno (FAT).

Fresno is the only US airport where the #1 O&D route is an international route (excludes small airports with fewer than 200,000 total annual passengers).

Top O&D routes at FAT in 2011 per The Boyd Group:
1) GDL
2) LAS
3) SEA
4) PHX
5) DFW

More, including # of passengers in those markets, at
http://www.aviationplanning.com/HotFlash.htm

[Edited 2012-07-16 13:02:23]


"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
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User currently offline26point2 From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 817 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2927 times:

I used FAT last week for my first time on the Delta SLC-FAT-SLC route.

Wasn't expecting much but pleasantly surprised by the facility. Very nice new terminal, etc. and once the parallel runway work is complete it should be even better.

I always enjoy the mellow atmosphere at these small regional airports.


User currently offlineLatinPlane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2716 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2500 times:

The thing with ethnic flights such as FAT-GDL is that they are highly seasonal.

Here's the first FAT-HNL flight report on Fresno's local news:

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=8721242


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