Lativian Airport Passenger Traffic Rises by 10.2%

10 January 2010 (Last Updated January 10th, 2010 18:30)

Riga International Airport in Latvia experienced a 10.2% growth in passenger traffic in 2009 compared with figures for 2008. The airport recorded 317,833 passengers in December 2009, which is 15.7% more than December 2008. The airport handled 60,087 aircraft in 2009, whi

Riga International Airport in Latvia experienced a 10.2% growth in passenger traffic in 2009 compared with figures for 2008.

The airport recorded 317,833 passengers in December 2009, which is 15.7% more than December 2008.

The airport handled 60,087 aircraft in 2009, which is a rise of 5% on the 57,232 aircraft recorded in 2008.

The airport handled 4,757 aircraft in December 2009 which is an increase of 2% compared to December 2008.

Cargo handled rose to 9,429t (22.9% increase) in 2009 compared with the 7,669t of cargo handled in 2008.

Cargo traffic rose by 39.1% in December 2009 compared with December 2008 when the airport handled 1,068t.