French Airport Posts Record Traffic in July

25 August 2010 (Last Updated August 25th, 2010 18:30)

Passenger traffic at Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport in France increased to 811,742 in July 2010, a 7.5% rise over the same period in 2009. July was highlighted as the busiest month the airport has had since opening in 1975; 5 July was the busiest day for the airport with 32,050 passengers.<

Passenger traffic at Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport in France increased to 811,742 in July 2010, a 7.5% rise over the same period in 2009.

July was highlighted as the busiest month the airport has had since opening in 1975; 5 July was the busiest day for the airport with 32,050 passengers.

International traffic for the month increased by 9% to 530,960 passengers, while domestic traffic posted a growth of 4% to 262,422 passengers.

Cargo traffic posted a growth of 19.5% to 19,233.4mt compared with 2009.