If you traveled in the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport this past April you probably saw an increase in passenger traffic. The increase was up to 40%, according to the airport, 183,119 passengers were traveling through. The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport has an annual economic impact of over 1.33 billion dollars per year and generates over 12,000 jobs, and a payroll exceeding $475 million, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.