Zurich Airport Key Figures - April 2012
Traffic figures: 2,108,049 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during April 2012, a gain of 4.3% versus April 2011. The year to date passenger growth stands at +3.7%.
O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 6.1% to 1,412,997 compared to previous April (YTD +3.2%). Transfer passengers increased by 0.7% to 687,658 in April (YTD +4.8%). The transfer rate which was at 33.9% last April is currently at 32.7% (YTD 35.6%).
The current low cost carrier market share is at 10.6% (YTD 10.3%), showing a passenger increase of 1.2% (YTD +1.8%) versus previous year.
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by -4.4% to 22,058 in April versus previous year (YTD -2.7%). The decrease divides into a decrease of -1.7% for airlines (YTD -1.3%) and a decrease of -19.7% for general aviation (YTD -10.1%).
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 109.5 (103.2 previous year) or 100.7 YTD (95.8 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 2.4 percentage points to 76.3% (YTD 71.3%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during April was CHF 42.6m (+6.9% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in April was CHF 40.5, which is 2.4 percent higher than last year. Year to date April, total turnover saw an increase of 6.2% to CHF 158.9m and turnover per departing passenger increased by 2.4 percent to CHF 42.5.