Russian Airport Reports Traffic Surge

17 October 2010 (Last Updated October 17th, 2010 18:30)

Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia has recorded a 32.1% rise in traffic to 14.6 million passengers from January to September 2010, compared with the same period last year. In the first nine months of this year, international traffic increased by 24.8% to 9.3 million passengers,

Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia has recorded a 32.1% rise in traffic to 14.6 million passengers from January to September 2010, compared with the same period last year.

In the first nine months of this year, international traffic increased by 24.8% to 9.3 million passengers, while domestic traffic rose to 47.4% to 5.3 million, compared with the same period last year.

In September, domestic traffic rose 31.8% to 1.9 million passengers, while international traffic increased by 26.3% to 1.2 million passengers.

Cargo traffic also increased by 26.2% to 90,900t in the first nine months of the year, while it rose by 7.1% to 11,400t in September, according to bsr-russia.com.