Record growth at Copenhagen Airport

But the sensational growth is not in all segments
More than 29 million people passed through Copenhagen Airport in 2016, the highest figure ever in the airport’s history. The result was kept high by the December figures, when passenger numbers topped 2 million.
Exactly 29,043,287 travellers used CPH, meaning an average of more than 79,500 every day. The total is 9.1% more than the previous year.
The airport says the growth was driven by European traffic, up 9.1%, and long-haul intercontinental routes, which rose by 10.9%. Less sensational are the increases in domestic traffic, up 6.1%, and transfer passengers, up 3.9%.
Last year brought the opening of 22 new routes with Boston, Groningen, Yekaterinburg, Miami and other cities added to the route map.
“In recent years, we’ve put a lot of effort into expanding the number of direct routes,” says CEO Thomas Woldbye. “We now have more than 160 direct routes out into the world, which is one of the main reasons why more people are choosing to come here,” adding that “travellers from Denmark and the south of Sweden have great options to get directly to their destinations”.
With its Expanding CPH plan now in action, the aim is to create capacity for 40 million passengers a year.
TTG Nordic

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