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TOPIC: San Francisco International airport doing well, unlike others


STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 34




STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. How many more passengers does San Francisco International airport (SFO) have now than in 2003?
  18.4 million
  330,000
  About one third more

2. How many other of the "top 10" airports in the United States didn't lose traffic in 2009?
  None
  Only one other airport
  Oakland and San Jose

3. Across the United States, close to ________________ fewer passengers flew in 2009 than in 2008.
  770 million
  840 million
  70 million

4. According to this article, what's the main reason for SFO's success?
  bad decisions made by nearby airports
  it is a hub for several low-cost airlines
  increasing number of international fliers

5. What's expected to happen in 2010, in terms of passengers at SFO?
  The airport is expecting a slight decrease in 2010.
  The airport is expecting another increase.
  The airport expect its highest passenger count ever.

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