Fraport Traffic Figures - August 2017: Strong Growth Continues at Frankfurt Airport and Fraport's Group Airports

Passenger traffic at FRA rises for the tenth consecutive month

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA/gk-rap - 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.

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Fraport Traffic Figures
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August 2017
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Fraport Group Airports(1) August 2017 Year to Date (YTD) 2017
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Fraport Passengers Cargo* Movements Passengers Cargo Movements
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Fully-consolidated airports share (%) Month % Month % Month % YTD % YTD % YTD %
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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
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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
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LIM Lima Peru(2) 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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At equity consolidated airports(2)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Frankfurt Airport(3)
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August 2170 Month % YTD 2017 %

Passengers 6,291,670 5.0 42,639,071 4.5
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Cargo (freight &
mail) 181,102 5.4 1,465,018 4.8
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Aircraft movements 42,934 2.7 313,974 0.8
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MTOW (in metric
tons)4 2,722,521 1.8 19,908,936 -0.3
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PAX/PAX-flight5 155.8 2.1 145.3 3.5
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Seat load factor (%) 84.1 79.5
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Punctuality rate (%) 71.0 75.3
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Frankfurt Airport PAX share %6 PAX share %6
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Regional Split Month YTD
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Continental 61.8 4.9 62.1 4.5
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Germany 9.7 5.6 11.1 3.3
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Europe (excl.
Germany) 52.1 4.7 51.0 4.8
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Western Europe 43.2 4.4 42.4 4.8
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Eastern Europe 9.0 6.4 8.6 4.8
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Intercontinental 38.2 5.2 37.9 4.6
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Africa 4.2 21.2 4.2 16.6
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Middle East 5.7 4.0 5.6 3.5
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North America 14.9 5.3 13.4 3.2
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Central & South
America 2.8 -1.7 3.6 0.5
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Far East 10.6 2.2 11.1 4.1
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Australia 0.0 n.a. 0.0 n.a.
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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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