Riga Airport passenger numbers rose in May

In May 2021 passenger turnover at Riga International Airport comprised 85.2 thousand passengers, which is 8.3 times more than in May 2020 and 54.4 % more than in April this year, according to data published by the Central Statistical Bureau June 22.

Hwever, compared to the pre-Covid month of May 2019, when there were 715.8 thousand passengers at the airport, the new figure is only 11.9 % of that figure. 

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that the total number of flights in May comprised 2,302, which is three times more than a year ago.

For the second consecutive month there was an increase in the number of passengers at Riga International Airport, compared both to the previous month, and to the same month a year ago.


In May 2021, the volume of cargo and post unloaded comprised 0.9 thousand tonnes, which is 1.2 times more than in May 2020, but the volume of cargo loaded comprised 1.4 thousand tonnes or increased 2.2 times. Total volume of cargo and post loaded and unloaded has increased 2.7 times.

Rīga International Airport activity May 2021
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