Zurich Airport News Flash No. 10 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - May 2013
2,173,806 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during May 2013, a gain of 2.1% versus May 2012. The year to date passenger growth stands at 0.0%.
O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 3.8% to 1,489,019 compared to previous May (YTD +1.3%). Transfer passengers decreased by 1.7% to 675,658 in May (YTD -2.4%). The transfer rate which was at 32.3% last May is currently at 31.1% (YTD 34.0%).
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by -2.6% to 22,948 in May versus previous year (YTD -4.5%). The decrease divides into a decrease of 0.7% for airlines (YTD -2.8%) and a decrease of 13.7% for general aviation (YTD -14.5%).
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 108.7 (105.8 previous year) or 104.7 YTD (101.8 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 1.4 percentage points to 74.8% (YTD 72.8%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during May was CHF 46.8m (+6.1% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in May was CHF 43.0, which is 4.0 percent higher than last year. Year to date May, total turnover saw an increase of 4.2% to CHF 211.5m and turnover per departing passenger increased by 4.3 percent to CHF 44.0.