Allegiant Air’s total passenger count was up nearly 12 percent in 2018.

The sole passenger carrier at Punta Gorda Airport carried 1.1M passengers in December, up less than a percent from December of 2017. In all, Allegiant carried 13.8M people in 2018.

The Charlotte County Airport made up more than 10 percent of all Allegiant traffic last year. 1.58M people passed through the doors at Punta Gorda, a 22 percent increase from 2017.