Oslo and Copenhagen airports grow at varying rates
The main airports serving Oslo and Copenhagen have again reported increases in passenger figures for the month of October, but at varying rates.
Air traffic stats at Oslo Airport show a 3.2% rise in the number of passengers during the month, year-on-year, to 2,086,066 people. The total number of passengers so far in 2013 grew by 3.9% to more than 19.5 million.
FlightStats.com has also ranked Oslo Airport the most punctual airport in Europe for the third year in a row, with punctuality at 88.67% in October – despite the fact that one of Norway’s biggest construction projects is currently underway there.
International travel increased the most, up 6.1% on the year, with domestic travel up 2.2%.
Growth is also continuing at Copenhagen Airport. It reported a 3.6% increase in passenger numbers in October to 2.2 million – a record for October. This rate is almost 50% higher than the European average.
Year-to-date, CPH has seen 20.5 million passengers, a 3.2% increase.
The number of international passengers grew by 3.9%, while the number of transfer passengers was down by 1.8%. The number of domestic passengers remained at almost the same level as last year with a decline of 0.4%.
[pictured: Web camera from Oslo Airport]