• 4,018,769 passengers were reached and the number of operations increased by 7.8%
  • Air cargo closed the month with an increase of 20.5%

Barcelona-El Prat Airport experienced 11% passenger growth in October, reaching 4,018,769 users. So far this year, 38,108,443 passengers have passed through the airport facilities, which means an increase of 11% over the same period in 2015.

Of the total number of users who passed through the airport facilities during the month of October, 4,016,320 were commercial passengers. Of these, 3,004,518 were users of international flights, an increase of 11.9% compared to October 2015.

Passengers on domestic flights were 1,011,802, up 8.2%.

In the operations section, 27,317 landings and take-offs took place last month, 7.8% more than in 2015. In the year-to-date, 264,336 movements were recorded, 6.4% more than the same period in the previous year. National routes grew by 4.6% and intercontinental routes by 9.1%.

In terms of air cargo, transported goods also continued to grow during the month of October, reaching 13,339 tonnes, which means an increase of 20.5% compared to October 2015. So far this year, 109,027 tonnes have been transported, 13.6% more than in the first 10 months of last year.

Source: Aena/ November 2016

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