Eindhoven Airport achieves 11% growth in first three quarters of 2015
Eindhoven, 23rd October 2015
Eindhoven Airport achieved 11% growth on passenger numbers during the first nine months of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014. From January to September, 3,375.402 passengers used the airport – 323,402 more than in the first nine months of 2014. The increase in the number of flight movements for the period is 5%, equalling 23,617 flight movements from January to the end of September 2015. The same figure was 22,528 for the first three quarters of 2014.
Eindhoven Airport anticipates a total growth of 10% on passenger numbers for 2015, equalling 4.3 million passengers (2014: 3.9 million passengers). The expected number of flight movements for the year 2015 will amount to around 30,600 (2014: 28,900 flight movements).
The rise in passenger numbers is a result of an increase in flight frequency and occupancy rate per flight. In addition, the average aircraft capacity has risen slightly since 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.