Frankfurt Airport welcomed 11.8 million passengers in the first quarter of 2011 – up 3.7% year-on-year.
Germany’s largest aviation gateway also handled more than 540,000 tonnes of airfreight from January to March 2011 – a 3.5% rise the first quarter of 2010.
Aircraft movements climbed by 5.2% to more than 114,000 takeoffs and landings.
Fraport’s majority-owned airports recorded stable growth rates in March 2011. Antalya Airport on the Turkish Riviera registered a 19.3% upturn in passenger traffic, while Peru’s Lima Airport achieved a 23% increase.
Elsewhere the Varna in Bulgaria reported growth of 12.5% rise and fellow Black Sea gateway Burgas more than 130%.
Total passenger traffic for the Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports advanced by 5.2 percent to 6.3 million in the reporting month.