August Traffic Soars at HKIA

22 September 2010 (Last Updated September 22nd, 2010 18:30)

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded a 9.2% rise in passenger traffic to 4.7 million and a 17% rise in cargo traffic to 346,000t in August 2010, compared with the same period last year. International passengers rose 12% and domestic passengers rose 19% in August. In

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded a 9.2% rise in passenger traffic to 4.7 million and a 17% rise in cargo traffic to 346,000t in August 2010, compared with the same period last year.

International passengers rose 12% and domestic passengers rose 19% in August.

In August, aircraft movements at HKIA increased 14.5% to 27,135 setting a new daily average record of 880.

During the first eight months of 2010, passenger traffic rose 10.3% to 33.9 million, cargo traffic rose 30.9% to 2.7 million tons, while air traffic movements increased by 7.3% to 198,775.