Fraport Traffic Figures

Strong Growth Continues at Frankfurt Airport and Fraport's Group Airports for August 2017

Passenger traffic at FRA rises for the tenth consecutive month

Fraport

In August 2017, passenger numbers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) rose by 5.0 percent to nearly 6.3 million passengers. During the eight-month period from January to August 2017, FRA posted accumulated passenger growth of 4.5 percent.

Cargo throughput (airfreight + airmail) also continued to increase by 5.4 percent year-on-year to 181,102 metric tons in the reporting month. FRA's accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) surpassed the previous August record achieved in 2015 by about 1,000 metric tons to some 2.7 million metric tons (up 1.8 percent year-on-year). The number of aircraft movements grew by 2.7 percent to 42,934 takeoffs and landings. 

Group airports in Fraport AG's international portfolio also continued to deliver strong performance. Slovenia's capital city airport Ljubljana (LJU) welcomed 196,416 passengers, a significant gain of 18.9 percent. Lima Airport (LIM) in Peru posted a 10.5 percent traffic increase to over 1.9 million passengers in the reporting month. The Fraport Twin Star airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast registered a combined increase of 4.4 percent to 1.3 million passengers. 

The 14 Greek airports achieved combined traffic growth of 8.3 percent to some 5.1 million passengers in August 2017. The busiest of the Greek airports included Rhodes Airport (RHO) with around 1.0 million passengers (up 2.4 percent), Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) with 781,617 passengers (up 14.6 percent) and Kerkyra Airport (CFU) on the island of Corfu with 628,681 passengers (up 2.7 percent). 

On the Turkish Riviera, Antalya Airport (AYT) served some 4.3 million passengers in August, jumping by 56.0 percent. In northern Germany, traffic at Hanover Airport (HAJ) climbed by 12.4 percent to 617,320 passengers. Welcoming approximately 1.9 million passengers, Pulkovo Airport (LED) in St. Petersburg, Russia, also recorded strong traffic growth of 21.2 percent. At China's Xi'an Airport (XIY), traffic advanced by 10.1 percent to some 3.8 million passengers.    

Fraport Traffic Figures

August 2017

Fraport Group Airports1

August 2017

Year to Date (YTD) 2017

Fraport

Passengers

Cargo*

Movements

Passengers

Cargo

Movements

Fully-consolidated airports

share (%)

Month

Δ %

Month

Δ %

Month

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

FRA

Frankfurt

 Germany

100.00

6,291,323

5.0

178,431

5.5

42,934

2.7

42,636,313

4.5

1,443,341

5.2

313,974

0.8

LJU

Ljubljana

 Slovenia

100.00

196,416

18.9

1,035

31.0

3,393

-2.9

1,117,497

20.6

7,637

15.1

22,981

5.3

LIM

Lima

 Peru2

70.01

1,945,697

10.5

25,655

-0.7

16,573

5.5

13,524,982

8.9

171,984

-0.4

122,250

4.4

Fraport Twin Star

60.00

1,308,397

4.4

1,697

44.8

8,532

1.8

3,941,474

6.3

10,817

25.8

28,716

2.3

BOJ

Burgas

 Bulgaria

60.00

864,465

1.8

1,687

45.4

5,490

0.1

2,479,080

3.3

10,646

25.6

17,361

1.5

VAR

Varna

 Bulgaria

60.00

443,932

9.8

10

-16.3

3,042

5.1

1,462,394

12.0

171

41.1

11,355

3.5

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A+B

73.40

5,083,636

8.3

n.a.

n.a.

40,255

14.0

19,707,266

10.4

n.a.

n.a.

161,567

11.2

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A

73.40

2,661,452

9.7

n.a.

n.a.

20,368

16.3

11,071,011

10.4

n.a.

n.a.

87,501

11.4

CFU

Kerkyra (Corfu)

 Greece

73.40

628,681

2.7

n.a.

n.a.

4,568

8.5

2,146,173

4.7

n.a.

n.a.

15,980

4.5

CHQ

Chania (Crete)

 Greece

73.40

502,362

4.1

n.a.

n.a.

3,052

3.1

2,211,337

5.1

n.a.

n.a.

14,039

3.6

EFL

Kefalonia 

 Greece

73.40

157,024

18.5

n.a.

n.a.

1,416

34.6

480,393

13.2

n.a.

n.a.

4,425

18.6

KVA

Kavala 

 Greece

73.40

62,247

18.5

n.a.

n.a.

554

17.4

226,652

12.7

n.a.

n.a.

2,463

11.1

PVK

Aktion/Preveza

 Greece

73.40

128,361

17.9

n.a.

n.a.

1,091

27.8

422,006

19.1

n.a.

n.a.

3,865

18.4

SKG

Thessaloniki

 Greece

73.40

781,617

14.6

n.a.

n.a.

6,914

24.2

4,333,773

13.4

n.a.

n.a.

37,536

14.7

ZTH

Zakynthos 

 Greece

73.40

401,160

13.2

n.a.

n.a.

2,773

15.3

1,250,677

17.2

n.a.

n.a.

9,193

18.1

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece B

73.40

2,422,184

6.8

n.a.

n.a.

19,887

11.9

8,636,255

10.3

n.a.

n.a.

74,066

10.9

JMK

Mykonos 

 Greece

73.40

297,964

10.0

n.a.

n.a.

4,165

27.7

939,113

19.2

n.a.

n.a.

12,652

34.5

JSI

Skiathos 

 Greece

73.40

112,357

-0.5

n.a.

n.a.

1,084

13.4

333,336

5.0

n.a.

n.a.

3,286

11.1

JTR

Santorini (Thira)

 Greece

73.40

348,412

7.6

n.a.

n.a.

3,108

14.9

1,381,927

11.2

n.a.

n.a.

12,059

18.8

KGS

Kos 

 Grecce

73.40

480,695

13.6

n.a.

n.a.

3,224

13.1

1,632,754

18.2

n.a.

n.a.

12,075

12.9

MJT

Mytilene (Lesvos)

 Greece

73.40

64,459

14.4

n.a.

n.a.

678

2.7

309,938

3.0

n.a.

n.a.

3,952

-3.8

RHO

Rhodes

 Greece

73.40

1,030,491

2.4

n.a.

n.a.

6,691

2.1

3,738,968

5.6

n.a.

n.a.

25,943

0.5

SMI

Samos

 Greece

73.40

87,806

16.9

n.a.

n.a.

937

18.3

300,219

14.4

n.a.

n.a.

4,099

12.3

At equity consolidated airports2

AYT

Antalya

 Turkey

51.00

4,294,589

56.0

n.a.

n.a.

23,558

41.8

17,969,700

42.3

n.a.

n.a.

106,057

27.9

HAJ

Hanover

 Germany

30.00

617,320

12.4

1,097

-21.6

7,387

-0.9

3,839,250

7.7

10,876

-12.9

50,938

-0.5

LED

St. Petersburg

 Russia

25.00

1,881,419

21.2

n.a.

n.a.

15,535

15.8

10,941,441

24.3

n.a.

n.a.

101,892

17.2

XIY

Xi'an

 China

24.50

3,816,958

10.1

21,547

20.1

28,317

9.4

27,543,322

13.4

164,912

13.5

210,559

10.6

 

Frankfurt Airport3

August 2170

Month

Δ %

YTD 2017

Δ %

Passengers

6,291,670

5.0

42,639,071

4.5

Cargo (freight & mail)

181,102

5.4

1,465,018

4.8

Aircraft movements

42,934

2.7

313,974

0.8

MTOW (in metric tons)4

2,722,521

1.8

19,908,936

-0.3

PAX/PAX-flight5

155.8

2.1

145.3

3.5

Seat load factor (%)

84.1

79.5

Punctuality rate (%)

71.0

75.3

Frankfurt Airport

PAX share

Δ %6

PAX share

Δ %6

Regional Split

Month

YTD

Continental

61.8

4.9

62.1

4.5

  Germany

9.7

5.6

11.1

3.3

  Europe (excl. Germany)

52.1

4.7

51.0

4.8

     Western Europe

43.2

4.4

42.4

4.8

     Eastern Europe

9.0

6.4

8.6

4.8

Intercontinental

38.2

5.2

37.9

4.6

   Africa

4.2

21.2

4.2

16.6

   Middle East

5.7

4.0

5.6

3.5

   North America

14.9

5.3

13.4

3.2

   Central & South America

2.8

-1.7

3.6

0.5

   Far East

10.6

2.2

11.1

4.1

   Australia

0.0

n.a.

0.0

n.a.

Definitions: 

1 According to ACI definition: Passengers: commercial traffic only (arr+dep+transit counted once), Cargo: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep excluding transit, in metric tons), Movements: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep); 

2 Preliminary figures; 

3 According to Fraport definition: Passengers: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep+transit counted once, incl. general aviation), Cargo: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep+transit counted once, in metric tons), Movements: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep); 

4 Inbound traffic only; 

5  Scheduled and charter traffic; 

6 absolute change vs. previous year in %; 

7 HCAA Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (1. -10.4.) & Fraport Regional Airports of Greece (11. - 30.04.) ; 

* Freight and mail



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