Jan 15, 2014 10:06 AM by Ian Auzenne
Lafayette Regional Airport officials say that 2013 was the best year in the airport's history.
The Lafayette Airport Commission says more than 236,000 passengers board flights at the airport, beating the record set in 2012 by nearly 5,000. The airport, they say, saw more than 235,000 passengers arrive on flights to Lafayette, beating that record, also set in 2012, by nearly 5,500.
In all, the airport saw 471,332 passengers visit the airport in 2013--an increase of 10,394 from 2012.
Airport officials say this is the fourth consecutive year in which it has broken its passenger records.