In July, a total of2 072 534 passengers travelled through Oslo Airport. This is an increase of 99 088,or 5.0 per cent, over July 2011, and a new passenger record for a single month.
The number of international charter passengers showed strong growth in July (8.4%), and Oslo Airport has never before had this many charter passengers in a single month.
“We have reason to believe that the Norwegian summer has influenced travellers to seek sun and warmth,” says head of information at Oslo Airport, VegarGystad.
The number of passengers on international flights increased by 76 654 (6.2%), while domestic flights increased by 22 434 (3.1%) passengers. So far this year, the passenger increase has been 5.5%.
The number of aircraft movements in July was 17 857. This is an increase of 4.5% over July 2011.
Among the ten main routes, Oslo-Copenhagen and Oslo-Tromsø saw the largest increases of about 11%.