Toronto airport second busiest in North America after New York

Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) The Pearson International Airport here has become the second busiest airport in North America, receiving a record 40 million passengers in a year, officials said.

The figure is likely to touch the 41-million mark by the end of 2015.

Only New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport handles more passenger traffic than Toronto.

Passenger traffic has been growing at the rate of 7 percent at Toronto International Airport which is served by more than 40,000 employees.

By generating revenue of about $35.4 billion, the Toronto airport contributes about 5.6 percent of the total GDP of Ontario.

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