The number of passengers handled at Zagreb Airport in October decreased by 10.4%. A total of 174.490 passed through the airport this October compared to last year’s 194.747. The number of passengers transiting through Zagreb Airport fell by a significant 71%. Rijeka, which saw a 5.6% increase in September saw a 15.3% passenger decline in October. Continuing with its downward trend was Pula Airport which handled 10.781 passengers, down by 16%. Dubrovnik and Split also reported losses – 8.2% and 2% respectively.
On a more positive note, Zadar continues to report substantial passenger growth with its October 2009 figures increasing by 83.8%. This growth can be largely contributed by the increased number of operations from the airport. Osijek also reported good results with passenger figures increasing by 62.6%.Passenger figures at Croatian airports in 2009: