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In July, 30 million passengers used Spanish airports

13 September, 2023

The airports of the Aena network in Spain have ended the month of July 2023 with a record number of passengers: 29,762,051, 10% more than in the same month of 2022 and 1.2% more than in 2019, before the pandemic, the previous record year. In July 2023, Aena managed 242,222 aircraft movements, 5.1% more than in 2022; and 86,779 tons of merchandise were moved, 8.6% more than last year.

Of the total number of passengers in July, 29,700,963 were commercial passengers: 20,420,217 travelled on international flights, 11.9% more than in July 2022, while 9,280,746 did so on domestic flights, 6% more than last year.

From January to July 2023, 159,209,175 travellers have passed through Aena airports (20.6% and 1.2% more than in 2022 and 2019 respectively), 1,372,980 aircraft movements were registered (+9.5 % compared to 2022) and 594,323 tons of merchandise were transported, 3.6% more than in the same period of 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. They follow Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, with 4,936,852 (+11.4% compared to 2022); Palma de Mallorca, with 4,378,210 (+5.9%); Malaga-Costa del Sol, with 2,432,411 (+17.8%); Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández, 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%).