Split Airport busiest in Croatia in July
Zagreb’s Pleso Airport handled 256.256 passengers in July, an increase of 9.5% compared to the same period last year. The number of flights operating to and from the airport increased nearly 2%. By the end of July, Zagreb has seen 1.318.846 passengers pass through its doors, an impressive increase of 15.5%. Both Dubrovnik and Split fared well in July with Split recording a 10% passenger increase while Dubrovnik did even better with a 13% increase. Split handled more passengers than Zagreb thus becoming the busiest airport in the country in July. Rijeka Airport’s positive run continued with it handling 21.210 passengers, 36.7% better than last year.
On the other hand, Zadar and Osijek saw their numbers decrease on last year. Zadar was directly impacted by a decrease in the number of flights operating to and from the airport. It saw 50.890 passengers use its facilities in July which is down 8.3% on last year. Osijek saw a second month of sliding passenger numbers.
Below you can review the performance of Croatia’s airports in July 2011. Overall, Croatian airports handled 946.547 passengers, an increase of 9.4% compared to July 2010. The statistics have been provided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics.
|Airport||Passengers JUL 2011||Passengers JUL 2010||Change (%)|
|Mali Lošinj||934||1.224||▼ 23.7|