June passenger jump

Busy times for Zagreb

Airports across Croatia recorded a rise in passenger figures for the month of June as the tourist season kicked in. Zagreb continues to see impressive passenger growth in 2011.

The country’s busiest international airport, Zagreb, saw its figures jump by 14.5%, with the airport handling 229.551 passengers. During the month the airport welcomed its millionth passenger in 2011 and ended the first 6 months of the year with 1.062.590 passengers, up 16.9% on the same period last year. Split, Dubrovnik, Pula, Rijeka and Zadar all saw their passenger numbers increase between 5 and 10%. Rijeka’s fortunes have finally turned for the better. The airport handled 14.056 passengers, an increase of 50.5%.

Osijek was the only major airport to see its numbers decline. It handled 3.335 passengers, which is 42 passengers less than in June 2010, thus representing a decrease of 1.2%.

Below you can review the performance of Croatia’s airports in June 2011. Overall, Croatian airports handled 693.038 passengers, an increase of 10.7% compared to June 2010. The statistics have been provided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics.

AirportPassengers JUN 2011Passengers JUN 2010Change (%)
Zagreb229.551200.515 14.5
Dubrovnik179.950167.931 7.2
Pula56.20853.159 5.7
Split169.415154.778 9.5
Zadar37.06533.838 9.5
Osijek3.3353.377 1.2
Rijeka14.0569.341 50.5
Mali Lošinj942938 0.4


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