Record summer shaping up for Orlando International Airport

More than 4.3 million passengers went through Orlando International Airport in May, launching what is shaping up to be a record-breaking summer for Florida's busiest airport.

Airport officials said Monday that passenger traffic at the airport increased 8% in May from the previous year.

The airport had 3.7 million domestic travelers and almost 615,000 international passengers in May. The number of international passengers increased by 15% from the previous year.

Airport officials in part credit the growth to an increase in the number of available seats on flights out of Orlando compared to last year.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.