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Cargo handled at Rīga Airport up by nearly half in March

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau published April 20 show that the volume of cargo and post loaded and unloaded at Rīga International Airport has increased by 49.1%.

The total number of passenger arrivals and departures at Riga International Airport in March 2021 comprised 33.3 thousand – 9.2 thousand or 38.3 % more than in the previous month.

In March 2021, the volume of cargo and post unloaded comprised 1.5 thousand tons, which is 2.1 times more than in March 2021, but the volume of cargo loaded comprised 0.8 thousand tons – a drop of 5.2 %. As compared to February 2021, the volume of cargo and post unloaded has risen by 55 %, but of cargo and post loaded –by 49.1 %.

 
 

Activity of Riga International Airport and changes over the corresponding period of the previous year

 

I, 2021

Changes as % over I, 2020

II, 2021

Changes as % over II, 2020

III, 2021

Changes as % over III, 2020

Passenger arrivals and departures

50 397

-90.4%

24 055

-95.1%

33 275

-85.9%

passenger arrivals

20 779

-91.8%

11 417

-95.4%

16 160

-86.6%

passenger departures

29 618

-89.2%

12 638

-94.8%

17 115

-85.1%

Number of flights

1 700

-73.9%

1 125

-81.2%

1 424

-62.4%

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

1 912

-14.5%

1 488

-19.9%

2 276

49.1%

cargo and post unloaded

1 110

6.0%

959

18.3%

1 487

2.1 times

cargo and post loaded

802

-32.5%

529

-49.5%

790

-5.2%

 

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