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Eindhoven Airport ended 2013 with a record 3.4 million passengers

Eindhoven, 6 January 2014

Eindhoven Airport ended 2013 with a passenger count of 3.4 million. This is a 14% increase over 2012 (2.98 million passengers). In 2013, 3.23 million passengers flew to point-to-point scheduled destinations (2012: 2.80 million). This growth exceeds 15%. The number of passengers flying a charter flight to a holiday destination decreased by 5% to 157,000 (2012: 166,000). Other air traffic ("general aviation") decreased by 14% to 7,400 passengers (2012: 8,500).

One important cause of this growth is the increase in the number of scheduled destinations: at the end of 2012 there were 45 scheduled destinations; this number increased to 53 in 2103. The average load factor for all of 2013 was 128 passengers per flight, an increase of 4% over the average load factor of 123 passengers per flight in 2012.

In total, 26,508 flight movements were recorded in 2013, an increase of 9% over 2012 (2012: 24,265).

In 2014, Eindhoven Airport expects 10% growth in passenger numbers, so 2014 should reflect 3.7 million passengers. In 2014, the number of flight movements is expected to grow by 9% to 29,000

Click here for a retrospective of 2013 and for a preview of 2014.

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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.

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