Sochi airport among the airports of the South of Russia showed the biggest growth trend in passenger traffic since the beginning of this year. For 10 months the number of handled passengers increased by 28% compared to the same period last year and amounted to almost 5 million people, announced the press service of the management company “Basel Aero” on Wednesday.
“Passenger traffic in the airports of Sochi, Krasnodar, Anapa, Gelendzhik in January-October 2016 was 8 918 115 people. This is 14% higher than the same period in 2015, when the airports handled 7 826 377 passengers. The greatest dynamics of growth of passenger traffic was recorded at the international airport of Sochi, where he served 4 794 830 persons (growth of 28% over the same period of 2015). The services of airlines on domestic flights were used by more than 4 681 000 passengers (growth on 31%), international — more than 112 000 , which is 34% less than the same period of 2015”, — stated in the message of “Basel Aero”.
Anapa airport has served 1 339 054 human, the growth of passenger traffic was 20% compared to the same period in 2015. The decline occurred in Krasnodar (minus 7%) and in Noumea (minus 2%).
The company also noted that the southern airports 19% increase in the number of passengers using domestic routes. The airline moved to the Russian cities through the airports of Krasnodar region 8 448 458 people on international flights — 469 657, which is 34% less than in January-October last year.