Historical traffic recorded by Iasi International Airport in 2016
2016 was an unprecedented year in the history of Iasi International Airport. Over 890 000 passengers passed through Iasi Airport, above the 850 000 passenger threshold forecast at the beginning of 2016. In 2016, the increase in passenger traffic at Iasi Airport is 133% compared to the previous year, when there was a number of 381.000 passengers.
Iasi International Airport in 2016
The most spectacular evolution from 2016 was recorded in August, when the total number of passengers boarded and disembarked in Iasi reached 98.317, which represents an increase of approximately 175% over the same period of the year 2015 (35.801) and over 300%. August 2014 (25.893).
It should be noted that in 2016, the Iasi International Airport exceeded the forecast figure for 2026, and in 2017 it could exceed the estimates for 2029. Estimates for 2017 are optimistic, and authorities estimate 1,2 million passengers.
Of the total over 890 000 of passengers, who passed through Iasi Airport, one third flew on domestic routes, and 2 thirds on foreign flights. We remind you that Blue Air opened triangular route Iași - Cluj - Timișoara and increased the frequencies on the Iasi - Bucharest route. The finale of 2016 also brought internal route Iași - Oradea via Bucharest.
In connection with domestic and external charter flights, Iasi International Airport reports 22350 of passengers boarded and disembarked (without December).
In 2016, the Iasi International Airport also recorded a historic number of 9.900 aircraft movements (take-offs and landings).
London and Rome are still the most requested external destinations, as they have the most frequencies per week: 11 weekly flights to London; 7 weekly flights to Rome. They are operated by three airlines: TAROM, Blue Air and Wizz Air. The podium ends in Vienna with 4 weekly flights.