royal isabela golf course
The golf course at the Royal Isabela resort in Puerto Rico.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Air Passenger Traffic Tops 11 Million

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 7, 2023

Passenger traffic at San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport has topped 11 million so far this year, according to newly-released data from ASUR, which manages the airport. 

Air passenger trafic at San Juan’s major air hub is 11,088,144, a 19.1 percent increase compared to the first 11 months of 2022, when traffic stood at 9.31 million. 

That was buoyed by another strong month in November ,when passenger traffic reached 956,505, itself a 10.4 percent increase over the same period last year. 

Puerto Rico Hotels the peak of old san juan.
The El Convento Hotel in Old San Juan.

Notably, passenger traffic, typically a small percentage of air traffic in Puerto Rico, was just under 100,000 last month, a sizable 27.8 percent increase compared to the same period last year. 

Indeed, international traffic in Puerto Rico is up 42.5 percent compared to 2022, driven in part by expanded service on carriers like Spain’s Iberia and expanding traffic from the Dominican Republic and Mexico. 

ASUR manages San Juan’s airport and Cancun International Airport as part of its broader portfolio of regional airports.

Popular Posts cape santa maria

The Best Caribbean Beach Resort You’ve Never Heard of 

There’s a boat just offshore called “Escape.”  It’s bobbing in some of the most brilliant, dynamic turquoise water I’ve ever seen, a few meters from a stretch of sand so bright and so white you have to squint to look […]

Marriott Is Opening Its New St Regis Resort In Aruba 

aruba st regis inside the restaurant with chairs

It was more than a decade ago that Marriott opened its first-ever Ritz-Carlton resort in the Dutch Caribbean: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which at the time was the island’s first true five-star resort.  Fast forward to 2024, and Marriott is set […]

From All-Inclusive Resorts to Beaches, Travelers Are Falling in Love With Antigua and Barbuda

antigua barbuda frontier airlines the peninsula with sand

The plunge-pool villas at Hammock Cove. The historic streets of Nelson’s Dockyard. Pool days at Sheer Rocks. Unforgettable honeymoons. Vibrant meals of pepperpot and fungee. Beach bar hopping on the south coast. Endless serenity in Barbuda.  Travelers keep flocking to […]

Related Posts the beach at the caribe hilton

Caribbean Airlines Is Adding a New Island: Puerto Rico   

The intra-regional airline market in the Caribbean is starting to heat up, and the focus is clearly on San Juan, Puerto Rico as more and more carriers set their sights on the city. Fresh off Frontier Airlines’ major expansion out […]

Hilton Has a New Hotel in Puerto Rico 

hotel condado

Hilton has quietly opened a new hotel in Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has debuted a new Hilton Garden Inn in San Juan’s vibrant Condado district.  The hotel, which has a total of 240 rooms, is set […]

You Will Soon Be Able to Fly From Puerto Rico to Barbados 

rockley barbados

Is a new Caribbean intra-regional carrier quietly developing in San Juan?  Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines continues to add new routes within the Caribbean out of its new base in San Juan.  That already includes St Croix, St Maarten and Cancun, […]


Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.

No. Thank You