Passenger Traffic Rises at Phuket Airport

9 September 2010 (Last Updated September 9th, 2010 18:30)

Phuket International Airport in Thailand recorded a 46.51% rise in international passenger traffic in August 2010, compared with the same period in 2009. Total arrivals and departures at the airport rose by 16.85% to 549,098 from 469,927 in August 2009, while domestic traffic stood at 2

Phuket International Airport in Thailand recorded a 46.51% rise in international passenger traffic in August 2010, compared with the same period in 2009.

Total arrivals and departures at the airport rose by 16.85% to 549,098 from 469,927 in August 2009, while domestic traffic stood at 299,535.

Domestic flights rose by 28.67% and international flights rose by 37.10% in August at the airport.

Cargo tonnage increased significantly by 61.82%, while the international component rose by 79.63%, according to phuketwan.com.