Last year, the airport handled 2.01 million passengers, which is 5.8 million or 74% less than originally anticipated. The number of serviced flights dropped to 35.6 thousand, which is 59% less than a year before.
The company's net turnover in 2020, as compared to 2019, decreased by more than half or 54%: the airport closed the year 2019 with a turnover of almost 65 million euros, while it reached only 29.8 million euros in 2020.
Last year, the airport's revenue from aviation services amounted to 15 million euros, which is a 63% decrease as compared to what was initially planned in the budget. Revenue from non-aviation services fell to 14.7 million euros last year, which is a drop of 39% as compared to the previous year.
In 2020, Riga International Airport maintained its position as the largest airport in the Baltic countries, with a 43% market share of the total number of passengers served in the Baltics (Lithuanian airports – 39%, Tallinn – 18%), 40% of the total number of flights (Lithuanian airports – 34%, Tallinn – 26%) and 44% of the air cargo handled (Lithuanian airports – 38%, Tallinn – 18%).