Henri Coandă airport, in the top 3 of the growing European airports
Henri Coanda International Airport - Bucharest was ranked third in the European top of airports with the highest increase in air traffic in February, in the category of airports that had between 5 and 10 million passengers. The ranking was made by Airports Council International-Europe.
Berlin Schonefeld, Faro-Algarve (Portugal) and Henri Coandă Bucharest, followed by Porto and Larnaca (Cyprus) airports, in the first three places in this category.
Henri Coandă airport is in the top 3 European airports
In February, in the category of airports with over 25 millions of passengers, the ranking is: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Barcelona El Prat, Dublin, Copenhagen and Madrid Barajas.
In the 10 - 25 category of millions of passengers, Bonn Koln, Alicante, Athens, Malaga and Edinburgh airports ranked first, and in the category under 5 million passengers, the ranking is: Ohrid (Macedonia), Santorini (Greece) , Maribor (Slovenia), Harkov (Ukraine), Hammerfest (Norway).
In February 2016, Henri Coandă Bucharest International Airport recorded air traffic of 681.185 passengers and 7.625 aircraft movements (landings and take-offs).
TOP 3 European airports growing
Compared to the same month last year, the number of passengers who passed AIHCB in February 2016 increased by 21,8%. The evolution of the number of passengers at Henri Coanda Airport significantly outweighs the general trend of 10,3%, registered at European level.
Henri Coandă Airport also registered an increase in the number of aircraft movements, also surpassing the European trend, which reached 7,2%. Thus, in February, the number of aircraft movements on AIHCB increased by 11,44% compared to the same month last year.