Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in the US experienced a 15.86% drop in passenger traffic in August, compared with the same month last year.

The airport recorded a total number of 919,314 passengers in August while daily passenger traffic stood at an average of 30,643.

The year-to-date passenger traffic figures from January to August 2009 totalled 6,598,343, a decline of 16.38% or 1,292,338 passengers from the same period last year.