22.05.2024 | 04:29

Historic record of passengers in Spanish airports

30 August, 2023

The airports of the Aena network in Spain closed July with an all-time record number of passengers, 29,762,051, 10% more than in the same month of 2022 and 1.2% more than in 2019, the previous record year. Last month 242,222 aircraft movements were handled, 5.1% more than a year ago.

Of the 29,700,963 commercial passengers in July, 20,420,217 travelled on international flights, up 11.9% on a year earlier while 9,280,746 travelled on domestic operations, up by 6%. From January to July, 159,209,175 passengers passed through Aena airports - 20.6% and 1.2% more than in 2022 and 2019 respectively - and 1,372,980 aircraft movements were recorded (+9.5% compared to 2022).

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport has recorded the highest number of passengers with 5,543,088, representing a growth of 10.3% compared to July last year. It is followed by Barcelona, with 4,936,852 (+11.4%); Palma de Mallorca, with 4,378,210 (+5.9%); Malaga-Costa del Sol, with 2,432,411 (+17.8%); Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernandez, with 1,713,090 (+12.7%); Ibiza, with 1,435,352 (+6.8%); Gran Canaria, with 1,139,338 (+6.7%) and Valencia, with 1,035,611 passengers (+17.8%).