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In October both passenger turnover and volume of cargo and post at airport reduced

Passenger turnover at Riga International Airport in October of this year has dropped by 87.1 %, as compared to October 2019. Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that also the volume of cargoes loaded and unloaded and post has decreased by 9.5 %1.

The total number of passenger arrivals and departures at Riga International Airport in in October comprised 90 646 – 23.4 thousand less than in September this year.

In the first ten months of the year total number of passengers at Riga International Airport comprised 1.9 million and that is 71.4 % less than in the same period of the previous year. 18.1 tonnes of cargo were loaded and unloaded, which is a reduction of 22.3 %.

Activity of Riga International Airport in August, September, October 2020 and changes over the previous period

 

VIII, 2020

Changes as % over VIII, 2019

IX, 2020

Changes as % over IX, 2019

X, 2020

Changes as % over X, 2019

Passenger arrivals and departures

191 440

 

-77%

114 081

-84.5%

90 646

-87.1%

passenger arrivals

91 273

-77.7%

53 615

-85.1%

45 231

-87.3%

passenger departures

100 167

-76.4%

60 466

-83.9%

45 415

-87.0%

Number of flights

3 546

-57.7%

3 330

-57.8%

2 605

-66.3%

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

1 941

 

-15%

2 154

6%

2 132

-9.5%

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

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More information on the data:
Transport and Tourism Statistics Section

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

 

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