In the month of August a record number of passengers flew through Mc Carren Airport for the month. The airport for the month had nearly 3.9 million passengers which is up 6.7 percent from August 2004. One of those passengers was me and with the temperature around 104 degrees it was still crowded. At the present pace Mc Carren is heading for a new record of 44.5 million passengers and no sign of slowing down even with rising fuel prices.