As Poslovni Dnevnik/Darko Bicak writes, back during August 2021, the very height of the Croatian summer season, the total amount of passenger traffic at Croatian airports reached 1.25 million or 113.8 percent more than in August 2020, when traffic of a mere 585 thousand passengers was recorded as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
For comparison, back in the pre-pandemic August of 2019, the turnover was 1.95 million passengers. In August this year, 64.1 percent of the passenger traffic from August 2019 was reached.
The most passenger traffic was realised by Split Airport, with 491 thousand passengers, which is 81.1 percent more than in August 2020, when 271 thousand passengers were transported – in August 2019, 669 thousand passengers were transported.
Split is followed by Dubrovnik Airport, with 288 thousand passengers (117 thousand passengers were transported in August 2020, while 522 thousand passengers were transported in August 2019) and Zagreb Airport, with 193 thousand passengers – in August 2020, 93 thousand passengers were transported, while in August 2019, 374 thousand passengers were transported.
The most significant international passenger traffic was realised with Germany, with an impressive 242 thousand passengers, which is an increase of 92.2 percent compared to the same period back in 2020, when 141 thousand passengers were transported.
The total number of aircraft landings and take-offs at Croatian airports in August 2021 stood at 16,318, an increase of 40.5 percent when compared to August 2020, when the number of landings and take-offs was 11,613. The total number of aircraft landings and take-offs at Croatian airports in August 2019 was 19,847.
The total amount of cargo traffic at Croatian airports in August 2021 was 769 tonnes, an increase of 28.6 percent compared to August 2020, when cargo traffic stood at 598 tonnes.
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