Positive trend in Rīga Airport's passenger numbers in June

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In June 2021, 157.7 thousand passengers were served at Riga International Airport, which is 2.8 times more than in May 2020 and 85.1% more than in May this year, according to data published July 22 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).

The total number of flights in June was 3,116, which is twice as many as a year earlier.

For the third consecutive month, the number of passengers at Riga Airport has increased compared to both the previous month and the same month a year ago. In April, passenger turnover increased 18 times, in May - 8.3 times, but in June - 2.8 times compared to the corresponding period of 2020.

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In June 2021, the volume of cargo and post unloaded comprised 1.3 thousand tonnes, which is 34.9 % more than in June 2020, but the volume of cargo loaded comprised 0.9 thousand tonnes – an increase of 4.9 %.

Key indicators of Riga International Airport activity


VI, 2021

Changes as % over VI, 2020

Passengers arrivals and departures

157 670

2.8 times

passenger arrivals

79 853

2.6 times

passenger departures

77 817

3.1 times

Number of flights

3 116

2.1 times

Cargo and post loaded and unloaded (in tonnes)

2 182

20.4 %

Cargo and post loaded

1 265

34.8 %

Cargo and post unloaded


4.9 %


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