Traffic fall of 4% across Swedavia’s airports in February

posted on 8th March 2019 by Justin Burns

Swedish airport operator Swedavia has said in February that nearly 2,790,000 passengers flew to or from it 10 airports – a decrease of almost four per cent compared to the same month last year.

At both Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, air travel decreased three per cent, while air travel increased at two of the regional airports.

The number of international passengers at Swedavia’s airports decreased two per cent to more than 1,795,000 during February, while domestic passengers totalled more than 994,000 during February, a six per cent decrease compared to the same month last year.

During February, 1,357,000 international passengers flew to or from Stockholm Arlanda Airport, a two per cent decrease compared to the same month last year. The number of domestic passengers decreased four per cent during the month to almost 399,000 passengers.

At Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, almost 345,000 passengers flew internationally during February, a one per cent decrease compared to the same month last year. The number of domestic passengers was almost 94,000, which is a nine per cent decrease compared to the same period last year.

There are regional differences among Swedavia’s airports in both domestic and international travel. At Visby Airport and Lulea Airport, total travel increased, three and two per cent respectively, during February.

At Bromma Stockholm Airport, the number of international passengers increased five per cent to almost 25,000 passengers, while domestic travel decreased nine per cent to more than 150,000 passengers.