Eindhoven Airport generates 10% growth in 2015
Eindhoven, 22 December 2015
Eindhoven Airport saw the number of passengers grow by 10% over the year 2015, compared to 2014. 4,333,000 passengers made use of the airport, which is 407,000 more than in 2014 (3,926,000 passengers). The growth in the number of flight movements in 2015 was 5%: 30,360 in 2015 compared to 28,900 in 2014.
The 10% passenger growth is the result of an increase in the number of destinations: flights went to 78 destinations in 2015, plus the occupancy rate increased further per flight. Eindhoven Airport is expecting 4.6 million passengers to make use of the airport in 2016. Air traffic is expected to rise to 32,950 flight movements in 2016.
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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.