Traffic report August 2013: Air traffic growth continues09.09.2013
Growth in air traffic in the Berlin and Brandenburg region continued in August. In the first eight months of the year a total of 17,280,729 passengers used the airports in Schönefeld and Tegel, a year-on-year increase of 4.1 per cent.
From January to August, there were 12,862,871 passengers at Tegel, which is an increase of 8.6 per cent over the same period of the previous year. In the same period, 4,417,858 passengers used Schönefeld Airport, a drop of 7.1 per cent compared with the same period in 2012.
The number of flight movements decreased between January and August to a total of 158,114 take-offs and landings, which is a year-on-year de-crease of 1.7 per cent. In Schönefeld the number of flight movements de-creased by 10.7 per cent compared with the previous year, to 42,919. In Tegel there was a slight year-on-year increase of 2.2 per cent with 115,195 flight movements in the first eight months of the year.
Between January and August 2013, 21,784 tons of air freight were regis-tered at the airports in Schönefeld and Tegel, which is a year-on-year in-crease of 2.4 per cent.
Traffic report for August:
In August 2013, a total of 2,380,787 passengers used the airports Schönefeld and Tegel, a year-on-year increase of 2.3 per cent. In Tegel, 1,772,657 passengers were counted in August 2013, which is an increase of 5.9 per cent over August 2012. At Schönefeld Airport 608,127 passengers used the airport in the past month, a decrease of 6.7 per cent over the same period of last year.
The total number of flight movements in August was 20,592 take-offs and landings, a drop of 4.1 per cent compared with the previous year. Air freight in August dropped to 2,806 tons, a decrease of 9.8 per cent.
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