Croatia’s main airport, Zagreb, started the year off on a high. Zagreb Pleso Airport handled 138.267 passengers in January 2011 and thus reported sound growth of 10.9% compared to the same month last year. This good result is somewhat overshadowed by Rijeka Airport’s performance. The island airport handled a measly 10 passengers, seeing its figures collapse 98%. Zadar surprised in January as passenger numbers declined 31.9%. This is despite the fact that there were more flights to the city this January compared to last. Mali Lošinj handled 72 passengers and reported growth of 36%, ahead of the likes of Osijek and Pula which saw their numbers slide. Dubrovnik welcomed more passengers, reporting a 15% increase, while Split’s growth stood at 1%.
Below you can review the performance of Croatia’s airports in January 2011. Overall, passenger numbers at Croatian airports increased 8.8%. The statistics have been provided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics.
|Airport||Passengers JAN 2011||Passengers JAN 2010||Change (%)|
|Mali Lošinj||72||52||▲ 38.5|