Hamilton airport fastest growing in country

The hidden gem many local travellers call John C. Munro Airport in Hamilton, may not be a secret any longer.

The airport reporting new numbers show it has become the fastest growing airport in the country.

Last year close to 600,000 passengers passed through its gates, compared to 333,000  the year before.

The airport is also the country's largest overnight express cargo airport.

In a news release, airport officials says passengers are discovering the ease and convenience of travelling from Hamilton.