Andalusian airports have recorded a total of 16.648.458 passengers between January and October 2013. The stats shows 3.49% less than last year during the same time period. A total of 185.426 flights were recorded during these first ten months of the year, 4.03% less than last years recorded air traffic transfers.
According to data released by Spanish Aiports and Air Navigation, received by Europa Press, the one airport in Andalucía that registered the highest number of passengers during the first ten months of the year was Malaga airport, reaching 11.549.190 travelers, which is a whole1.7% more than during the same period during the 2012. year
Seville airport is second in the ranking, having had 3.172.304 passengers between January and October, 15.2% less than during the same period last year; Jerez de la Fronteras (Cádiz) registered 738.736 travelers, 11.6% decrease and Almerías airport (-6.6%) with a total of 645.155.
Granada airport, Federico García Lorca recorded 537 155 passengers, a decrease of 14.2%, while Cordobas passenger numbers went down from 34.7%, with 5,782 passengers. Moreover, the heliport transfer in Algeciras (Cadiz) recorded 2,938 passengers, 67% less than last year.
Regarding flight operations, the airport that recorded the most operations during the first ten months this year was Malaga airport, with a total of 89.972, a decrease of 1.2% compared to last years flights during the same time period. Jerez recorded 36.916, which is a total of 9.3% more than last year.
Meanwhile, Sevilla recorded a grand total of 35.328 operations, 15.7 % less than in 2012; Almería, with 9.316 (-16.5%), Granada, with 8.971 operations (-7.0 %) and Cordoba, with 4,923 operations, 13.9 percent less than in 2012.
Regarding freight, the total transfered in the first ten months of 2013 was distributed between the airports of Seville, Malaga, Almeria, Granada and Jerez. Sevilles share is 4.2 million kilos, 4% less; Malagas is 2.2 million kilos, 4% more. Almería received 10.070, an increase of 31%, Granada showing a decrease of 59.2% and 10.070 kilos and Jerez also showing a decrease of 86%, with 4.348 kilos.
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