The Buffalo-Niagara International Airport is celebrating a major milestone.

The airport announced its 5 millionth traveler passed through the gates in 2018.

Laura Tevens of Getzville was the lucky passenger. She was traveling with her husband Greg and two daughters to Orlando. They received a $500 travel gift card along with other prizes.

Airport officials also noted that BNIA handled 300,000 additional travelers in 2018 compared to last year.