April Shows Continual Growth for CLE

May 30, 2024

Press Releases

In April, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) welcomed 852,582 guests, an 8.55 percent increase over the same month last year.

“After a strong spring break travel period, CLE is poised to maintain the high daily passenger volume throughout the summer travel period,” said Bryant L. Francis, C.M., Director of Port Control. “We are encouraged by our airline partners adding more seats and more destinations at CLE as Northeast Ohioans plan for their summer vacations, giving our guests more possibilities to meet their travel needs.”

Year-to-date, CLE passenger results are up 8 and a half percent compared to 2023 with 3,093,622 passengers and up nearly 3 percent compared to 2019, the last full year pre-pandemic.

Approximately 10,250,000 passengers are forecasted to fly CLE in calendar year 2024. For the first four months of the year, CLE is ahead of the forecast by 21,000 passengers.



Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is Northeast Ohio’s Gateway to the World. Serving 10,000,000 passengers annually with over 125 daily departures to 45 nonstop destinations, CLE is Northeast Ohio’s premier commercial airport.  With nonstop service operating on 40 domestic and 5 international routes, it is the busiest airport serving State of Ohio metropolitan areas as ranked by passenger activity.  Eleven passenger airlines and four all-cargo airlines operate regularly at CLE.  The upcoming multi-phase Terminal Modernization Development Program will elevate the travel experience for all through an extensive transformation of terminal and related facilities.  It is anticipated to begin in 2025, the Airport’s 100th Anniversary, and extend into the next decade.