Warsaw Chopin Airport recorded 4.7% increase in passenger traffic this March

5 April 2016 (Last Updated April 5th, 2016 18:30)

Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland has recorded a 4.7% rise in passenger traffic last month compared to March 2015.

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Warsaw Chopin Airport in Poland has recorded a 4.7% rise in passenger traffic last month compared to March 2015.

Last month, the Polish airport handled more than 841,000 passengers, making it the eleventh consecutive record month in its history.

The airport has been reporting continuous growth in passenger numbers travelling to and from its terminals for the last eighteenth months.

Though the passenger flow has dramatically increased at Chopin Airport, the number of plane movements remains unchanged, amounting to approximately 11,700 in 2015 and 2016.

"International traffic at the airport has seen a growth of 7.3%, while domestic traffic has risen by 5.6% this year."

Since early 2016, Warsaw Chopin Airport saw a rise of 7.1%, handling 2.3 million passengers, of which two million were international travellers while 260,000 domestic passengers.

International traffic at the airport has seen a growth of 7.3%, while domestic traffic has risen by 5.6% this year.

During this summer season, Chopin Airport will handle direct scheduled services to and from 108 destinations in 45 countries.

The airport handles about 25 to 50,0000 people every day, while several thousand others come to see off or receive passengers.

In a separate development, Warsaw Chopin Airport is said to be the first public building in Poland to install a comprehensive PAED system, which helps save the lives of people experiencing cardiac arrest.


Image: Chopin Airport handled over 841,000 passengers in March 2016. Photo: courtesy of Warsaw Chopin Airport.