Aviation Media Logo

NEWS Last modified on November 12, 2013

Passenger traffic rises at airports around the globe

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed about 5.4 million passengers in October, a 3.5% rise on the period in 2012.

Owner and manger Fraport AG says it was a new record for the month as 185,000 more travellers used FRA on than last year.

Cargo also rose at FRA by 3,5% year-on-year to 186,085 metric tonnes, while aircraft movements dropped by 1% to 42,580 take-offs and landings.

Across the Fraport AG airport group’s airports, 9.81 million passengers came through the departure and arrivals gates in October.

Peru’s Lima Airport saw a 12.6% increase to 1.4 million, while three million used Antalya Airport in Turkey, a rise of 12.1%.

The Bulgarian airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) on the Black Sea coast registered a combined 13.8% jump in traffic to 76,076 passengers.

Growth also continued at Copenhagen Airport, with traveller numbers increasing by 3.6% in October, with close to 2.2 million.

That brings the 2013 total to 20.5 million and a year-to-date growth of 3.2%.

Avinor, who operates Norway’s airports, also reported strong passenger number growth in October.

Traffic to and from its airports rose by 4.4% compared with the same month last year, to a total of 4.45 million travellers.

Oslo Airport saw a growth of 3.2% in October, while Bergen had a rise of 8.7%, Trondheim 5.4% and Stavanger 4.8%.

Share on social media

Author

Written by

Email

Article Options

Latest from

Related items

Get the Airport World Newsletter!

Email
FIRST NAME
LAST NAME
Follow us on Twitter

8842 peoples are following airportworldmag

THIS WEEKS MOST READ FEATURES