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In 11 months the number of passengers at airport was 4.9 % more than at the same period of the previous year

According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau, in November 2021 passenger turnover at Riga International Airport comprised 271.6 thousand passengers, which is 5.4 times more than in November 2020 and 22.6 % less than in the previous month. Compared in November 2019 before the pandemic, when there were 550.5 thousand passengers, the drop comprises 50.7 %.

The total number of flights in November was 4 428, which is 2.3 times more than a year ago.

In eleven months of this year the number of passengers at airport comprised 2.05 million passengers, which is 96.7 thousand or 4.9 % more than in the corresponding period of 2020 and 5.17 million or 71.6 % less than in eleven months of 2019.

In November 2021 the total volume of cargo and mail loaded and unloaded1 comprised 3.3 thousand tonnes, which is 32.1 % more than in October and 40.2 % more than in November 2020.

In November 2021, 2.1 thousand tonnes of cargo and mail were unloaded, which is 49.1 % more than in November 2020, and 1.2 thousand tonnes of cargo and mail were loaded, which is 27.6 % more.

Key indicators of Riga International Airport

 

November 2020

November 2021

Changes as % over November 2020

Passenger arrivals and departures

50 222

271 572

5.4 times

passenger arrivals

24 360

136 268

5.6 times

passenger departures

25 862

135 304

5.2 times

Number of flights

1 903

4 428

2.3 times

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

2 358

3 306

40.2%

cargo and post unloaded

1 382

2 061

49.1%

cargo and post loaded

976

1 245

27.6%

See OSP database:TPG010m,TRK180m

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

Laura Kļaviņa
E-mail: Laura.Klavina@csp.gov.lv
Phone: +371 67366826

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