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In June passenger turnover at airport has increased five times as compared to May

Passenger turnover at Riga International Airport in June of this year has dropped by 92.7 %, as compared to June 2019. Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that also the volume of cargoes loaded and unloaded and post has decreased by 27.7 %1.

The total number of passenger arrivals and departures at Riga International Airport in June comprised 55 466 – 45 thousand or 5 times more than in May.

In the half of this year the total number of passengers at Riga International Airport comprised 1.3 million and that is 62.9 % less than in the same period of the previous year. 9.9 tonnes of cargo were loaded and unloaded, which is a reduction of 25.7 %.

Activity of Riga International Airport in the second quarter of 2020 and changes over the previous period

 

April, 2020

Changes as % over April 2019

May, 2020

Changes as % over May 2019

June, 2020

Changes as % over June 2019

Passenger arrivals and departures

3 060

 

-99.5

10 331

 

-98.6

55 466

-92.7%

passenger arrivals

1 641

 

-99.5

5 746

 

-98.4

30 256

-92.1%

passenger departures

1 419

 

-99.6

4 585

-98.7

25 210

-93.0%

Number of flights

338

 

-95.4

651

 

-91.9

1,520

-81.1%

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

1 069

-49.4

1,385

-34.9

1,813

-27.7%

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 data:
Transport and Tourism Statistics Section

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

 

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