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MEXICO CITY, April 23 (Reuters) - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), which operates 12 airports along Mexico's Pacific Coast, on Thursday said its first-quarter profit rose 3 percent on higher passenger traffic.
The company reported a net profit of 667.886 million pesos ($44 million), compared with a net profit of 649.446 million pesos for the same period a year earlier.
The number of passengers passing through its airports rose 3.8 percent, while revenue rose more than 20 percent to 1.742 billion pesos, it said.
$1 = 15.2610 pesos at end March Reporting by Elinor Comlay; Editing by Alan Crosby