Frankfurt Airport Traffic Hits Record High in July
Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced traffic figures for July 2015.
The airport’s passenger traffic for the month increased 6.6% year-over-year, resulting in an all-time high for monthly passenger traffic. The figure beat the previous monthly record – August of 2014 – by approximately 130,000 passengers.
Additionally, the airport registered a new daily passenger record on July 31, with 216,732 passengers passing through the facility.
Aircraft movements at the airport were up by 2% to 43,710 takeoffs and landings, a figure that reflects the use of both larger aircraft and planes with higher seating densities.
The airport also reported a rise in maximum takeoff weight, with an increase of 3.8% to more 2.7 metric tons.
Cargo at Frankfurt, which includes air freight as well as airmail, decreased by 2% however, down to 177,840 metric tons.
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