Zurich Airport sees almost 2.5M passengers in October
In October 2022, 2,417,367 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 50% compared to last year. According to a summary published by the airport, passenger levels are 84% of those reached in October 2019.
Last month, the number of local passengers was 1,769,307. Transfer passengers amounted to 27%, equal to 640,530 passengers. On October 9, 2022, 94,571 passengers traveled through the airport, which is the highest number of passengers since the start of the pandemic.
Year on year, air traffic movements increased by 26% to 20,992 take offs or landings. A monthly comparison shows that air traffic movements are at 87% of the 2019 level. The average passenger per movement figure increased to 135 (+6% vs. previous year). The average seat load factor was at 82% (+7 percentage points vs. previous year).
A total of 36,054 tons of freight were transported at Zurich Airport during the month of October. This led to a decrease of 8% in freight volume compared to 2021. Compared to October 2019, freight volume decreased by 7%.