Posted on: 10 August 2017
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.