The operations and the number of passengers at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport grew during the month of June and, in addition, the aerodrome managed to break records. The Madrid airport registered a total of 5,569,296 passengers in June, representing a 9.7% growth with respect to the same period of 2018, as well as surpassing the 5,532,261 reached in the previous record, that was in July of last year.
Of the total of passengers, almost 80% (4,045,228) were international passengers (10.3% more than the previous month) and 1,516,105 passengers were national (7.7% more). Regarding the number of operations, in June 37,982 were registered at the Madrid airport, 6.8% more than in the same month of 2018.
For its part, the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport closed the month of June with 5,105,755 passengers, 6.2% more than in the same month of last year. On Friday, June 14, it was the day that more movements were made in a day in the history of this airport, with a total of 1,153 operations, surpassing the 1,140 operations of the previous record, which had occurred on May 17, 2007. The same airport was also registered in the same airport. greater number of passengers transported in a single day, with a total of 186,140 passengers, surpassing the 181,206 that embarked on August 19, 2018.
As for the first half of the year, the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport registered 29,283,631 passengers, 6.6% more than the first half of 2018, and a total of 207,391 movements, which represents a 4.5% growth with respect to the same period in the previous year. The Barcelona airport reached 24,820,957 users, 5.5% more than in the first half of last year, and 32,077 aircraft movements were made, 2.2% more.
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