Increased passenger volume at Swedavia’s airports in June
More and more people are choosing to fly. In June 2017, 3,937,000 people flew to or from Swedavia's airports, a nine per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Kiruna Airport had an increase of 28 per cent compared to the same period last year.
A total of 2,765,000 people flew internationally via Swedavia's airports in June, an increase of eleven per cent compared to the same period last year. The number of people who flew within Sweden also increased, for a total of 1,172,000 domestic passengers, a seven per cent increase compared to the same period last year.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport saw an increase in passenger volume of twelve per cent compared to the same period last year, with a total of 2,542,000 people flying to or from the airport either internationally or domestically. Some 2,087,000 chose international destinations while 406,000 chose destinations in Sweden.
At Göteborg Landvetter Airport, passenger volume was up six per cent, with 653,000 passengers flying to or from the airport in June. The number of international passengers increased eight per cent over last year – 531,000 passengers flew internationally to or from Göteborg Landvetter in June 2017.
Other passenger volume increases were noted at Kiruna Airport, where 21,000 passengers flew to or from the airport – a 28 per cent increase over last year, as well as at Ronneby Airport, where passenger volume was up 16 per cent, and at Visby Airport, where it was up 17 per cent compared to June last year.
So far this year, 20,278,000 passengers have flown to or from Swedavia's airports, which is a seven per cent increase compared to the same period last year.