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Continued passenger growth at Luleå Airport

2015-09-07, kl. 11:41

The number of passengers at Luleå Airport increased 5 per cent in August compared to the same month in 2014. A total of 99,640 passengers flew via the airport, with volume up for both domestic and international traffic.

Domestic traffic increased 5 per cent in August, from 94,836 to 99,640, and international traffic increased 6 per cent, from 12,572 to 13,360 passengers.

“This was a fantastic summer for travel, and we are really pleased with the growth in traffic. We continue to be optimistic about the increase in travel to and from Luleå Airport. One upside factor is the ever stronger growth in summer traffic via direct flights, which indicates that we are an attractive airport for charter companies. We are excited to see what the autumn has to offer,” says Ann-Christin Viklund, airport director at Luleå Airport.

So far in 2015, for the period January–August, the number of passengers flying via Luleå Airport is up 3 per cent, from 750,223 to 769,334 passengers. The number of domestic passengers increased 2 per cent, from 676,481 to 692,947 passengers, while the number of international passengers increased 4 per cent, from 73,775 to 76,387.