Canary airports closed July with more passengers than in 2019

Canary airports closed July with more passengers than in 2019

The terminals on the islands received 3,890,351 passengers, which represents an increase of 1.8% in traffic last month compared to pre-pandemic figures

EFE Santa Cruz of Tenerife

Of all commercial passengers (3,864,890), 1,797,221 correspond to national traffic, 2.3% more, and 2,067,669 to international traffic, 1.7% more.

The airports of the archipelago with
increased passenger traffic they were those of Gran Canaria and Tenerife Sur, with 1,068,205 (-0.1%) and 879,562 (-1.4%) respectively.

They are followed by
Cesar Manrique-Lanzarote Airport, with 695,099 (+7.1%); Tenerife North-City of La Laguna, with 545,972 (+0.9%); Fuerteventura, with 526,438 (+4.3%); La Palma, with 135,911 (+4%); El Hierro, with 27,086 (+3.9%); and La Gomera, which with 11,338 passengers experiences the highest percentage growth, with 21.2% more compared to July 2019.

Regarding the number of operations,
the airfields of the archipelago 35,628 movements were registered in July, 2.7% more than in the same month of 2019.

Of the total of
commercial operations (33,888), 21,559 (+0.7%) were national and 12,329 (+3.9%) international.

As for the
freight traffic2,309 tons were transported, a figure that represents a recovery of 81.6% compared to the same month of 2019.

In the first seven months of the year, the number of passengers registered at Canarian airports amounts to 23,786,209, with a recovery of 91.3% compared to the same period in 2019, the note specifies.

Of the total number of commercial passengers (23,549,356), 9,733,282 correspond to
domestic flights, which represents a recovery of 94.8% compared to the accumulated total for the month of July 2019, and 13,816,074 to international flights, an 88.7% recovery.

The number of operations registered between January and July 2022 was 226,945, with a
95.1% recovery compared to the same period in 2019, and the merchandise traffic recorded so far is 18,327 tons, which represents a recovery of 86.3% of the pre-pandemic figures.

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