Press Release

In July passenger turnover at airport has increased three times as compared to June

Passenger turnover at Riga International Airport in July of this year has dropped by 77.5 %, as compared to July 2019. Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that also the volume of cargoes loaded and unloaded and post has decreased by 8.4 %1.

The total number of passenger arrivals and departures at Riga International Airport in July comprised 187 652 – 132 thousand or 3 times more than in the previous month.

In the first seven months of this year total number of passengers at Riga International Airport comprised 1.5 million and that is 65.7 % less than in the same period of the previous year. 11.9 tonnes of cargo were loaded and unloaded, which is a reduction of 23.2 %.

Activity of Riga International Airport in May, June, July 2020 and changes over the previous period

 

May, 2020

Changes as % over May 2019

June, 2020

Changes as % over June 2019

July, 2020

Changes as % over July 2019

Passenger arrivals and departures

10 331

 

-98.6

55 466

-92.7%

187 652

 

-77.5%

passenger arrivals

5 746

 

-98.4

30 256

-92.1%

102 791

-76.0%

passenger departures

4 585

-98.7

25 210

-93.0%

84 861

 

-79.1%

Number of flights

651

 

-91.9

1 520

-81.1%

3 278

-61.1%

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

1 385

-34.9

1 813

-27.7%

2 030

-8.4%

1Excludes freight and mail, which after a short stop, continue their journey on the same aircraft on a flight having the same flight number.

Media requests:
Communication Section
E-mail: media@csb.gov.lv
Phone: +371 67366621, +371 27880666

More information on data:
Transport and Tourism Statistics Section

Dita Zemīte
E-mail: Dita.Zemite@csb.gov.lv
Phone: +371 67366690

 

Release date
Share this press release:

Statistical themes related to this press release