Barcelona has closed a record 2018. For the first time in its history, The
Prat overcomes the fifty million passengers in a year after a growth of 6.1% compared to the figures registered in 2017, according to the data released Monday by Aena.
Only in December, about 3.5 million passengers passed through the Barcelona airport. A figure 9.5% higher than in the same period last year.
More than 335,000 operations in 2018
More than 36 million of these users have been international, with a growth of 6.2% over the previous year. The more than thirteen million remaining have been national passage, which has been increased by 5.7%.
In the operations section, the number of aircraft movements made in 2018 grew by 3.7% to exceed the figure of 335,000. In this way, domestic flights increased by 3.3% to 93,450 landings and takeoffs; On the other hand, 239,504 international operations were registered (+ 4.1%).
Almost 25,000 movements in December
Among these movements, commercial operations represent a total of 332,954, which implies an increase of 3.9% over the previous year.
In the calculation of the month of December, Barcelona-El Prat Airport has made a total of 24,901 movements, representing a growth of 7.8%.