Sun. Dec 15th, 2019

El Prat beats its historic passenger and operations records in one day

The airport of Barcelona-El Prat registered 5,105,755 passengers in June, which is a record for this month and a rise of 6.2% compared to the previous year. In addition, "with 1,153 operations, on Friday, June 14 is the date with more movements made in a day in history ", and on June 28 a" record of passengers transported in a single day "was marked, with 186,140.

In the whole of the airport network, 27.27 million passengers were registered, with a rise of 5.9%. In the case of Madrid-Barajas the rise was higher, from 9.7%, to 5,569,286 travelers, also setting a record for this month. According to statistics published this Friday by Aena, it remains as the first national airport.


Palma, Malaga, Alicante and Ibiza exceed one million

After Madrid and Barcelona stand out Palm, with 3.85 million people, 2.1% more, Malaga (2.05 million, 6.4% more), Alicante (1.53 million, 8.8% more) e Ibiza, with 1.17 million and an increase of 1.3%. All of them exceed one million passengers.

In the rest of Catalan airports, Girona reduces passengers by 2.6%, to 273,933, Reus improves the passage 1.9%, to 189,076 people, and Sabadell it grows 11% in operations, to 4,696 movements.

A corridor of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport

A corridor of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport
(Aena / EP)

In the accumulated of the year by Spanish airports have passed 127.9 million passengers, 5.7% more than last year. Madrid leads the passage in the first half, with 29.28 million passengers, 6.6% more, while Barcelona reaches 24.8 million passengers, 5.5% higher. Only Palma also exceeds ten million passengers, with 12.58 million, 5.9% more.


Drop in cargo at airports

As far as cargo is concerned, in June in El Prat 13,494 tons of goods were transported, 9.2% less. In the case of Barajas, 44,046 tons were reached, 6.7% more. At the national level, the figure falls 2.1%, to 77,148 tons. The statistic remains positive in the accumulated of the year, with almost 500,000 tons, 3.7% more than the same period of the previous year.

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