Steady growth at Berlin's airports: Schönefeld continues to make double digits

25.09.2017
Chart traffic figures August 2017

From January to August 2017, over 22 million passengers flew from Schönefeld and Tegel. The above-average growth for the region of the German capital continues apace. The current traffic report contains the figures for passengers, flight and cargo for August 2017, as well as the cumulative figures since the beginning of the year, both of which are compared to the previous year's respective period.

Traffic figures January to August 2017

  • Passengers: From January to August, 22,753,440 passengers flew from Schönefeld and Tegel. This is an increase of 6.8 % compared to the previous year. At Schönefeld, 8,557,914 passengers passed through – up to 16.3 % more than in the same period in 2016. A total of 14,195,526 passengers flew from Tegel, representing a 1.9 % increase over the same period in the previous year.
  • Flights: The number of flights at Schönefeld and Tegel rose from January to August 2017 to 189,808 departures and arrivals - an increase of 2.5 % compared to the previous year's period. At Schönefeld, the number of flights rose to 67,746. This is an increase of 9.7 %. Tegel saw 122,062 departures and arrivals, which is 1.1 % less than in the previous year's period.
  • Cargo: A total of 35,766 tonnes of cargo was recorded between January and August, representing an increase of 21.3 % in relation to the previous year's period. At Schönefeld, 5,881 tonnes of cargo were handled in the first five months (+2.9 %). At Tegel the figure was 29,886 tonnes (+25.7 %).

Traffic figures August 2017

  • Passengers: In August 2017, 3,172,466 passengers passed through Schönefeld and Tegel airports. This represents an increase of 6.4 % compared to the same month in the previous year. In August, 1,025,193 passengers (+14.9 %) flew from Schönefeld. At Tegel the figure was 1,967,273 passengers (+1.8 %).
  • Flights: The number of flights at Schönefeld and Tegel airports rose to 25,049 departures and arrivals in August 2017, representing an increase of 5.0 % over August 2016. At Schönefeld, the number of flights grew to 8,675 (+10.0 %). At Tegel, the number of flights rose during August to 16,374 (+2.5 %).
  • Cargo: In August 2017, 4,952 tonnes of cargo were recorded at Scönefeld and Tegel airports. That's an increase of 17.4 % compared to August 2016. Cargo at Schönefeld topped 852 tonnes, 14.4 % less than in August 2016, whilst at Tegel 4,291 tonnes (+24.5 %) was recorded.

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