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Swedavia passenger numbers on the rise

Airport operator Swedavia has reported that for the first seven months of 2017, 24 million passengers have flown to or from its airports, an increase of 7% over the same period last year.

In July 2017 a total of 3.9 million passengers flew to or from its airports, 9% more than the same month last year.

Passenger volumes at Åre Östersund Airport were up 19% compared to July 2016, with 26,300 passengers flying to or from the airport. The regional airport also saw a rise in domestic passengers of 14% compared to July last year.

A total of 85,700 passengers flew to or from Visby Airport in July, a rise of 11%, with an increase of passengers flying to or from international destinations of 3% compared with last year’s equivalent figure.

Kiruna Airport also reported an increase in passenger volume of up to 10% last month, compared to July 2016. It also reported a 15% rise in passengers on domestic flights in the first seven months of 2017 compared to last year’s number.

A total of 2.56 million passengers flew to or from Stockholm Arlanda Airport in July, a 9% increase compared to the same month last year, while Göteborg Landvetter Airport also saw a rise in passenger volume of 11% in July this year.

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