Riga Airport's passenger turnover increases 16.8% in January-September

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Riga International Airport's passenger turnover in January-September amounted to 5.382 million passengers, an increase of 16.8 percent on the first nine months of 2017, the airport announced on October 15.

In September, 660,552 passengers were registered at the airport, 15.9 percent up from September 2017.

The Riga Airport handled a total of 63,292 flights in the first nine months of the year - by 13.2 percent more as compared to the same period last year. In September, the airport handled 7,563 flights, which is 9.9 percent more than in September 2017.

The airport's cargo turnover amounted to 20,796 tons in January-September, an increase of 21.8 percent year-on-year. The airport's cargo turnover in September was 2,215 tons - 12.5 percent less than in September 2017.

Riga Airport is the largest air traffic hub in the Baltic countries.

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