Zurich Airport News Flash No. 1 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - December 2013
1,794,687 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during December 2013, a gain of 0.3% versus December 2012. From January to December 2013 24.9 Mio passengers travelled through Zurich - which represents an increase of 0.3%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 3.6% to 1,183,098 compared to previous December (YTD +2.2%). Transfer passengers decreased by 5.6% to 605,222 in December (YTD -3.5%). The transfer rate which was at 35.9% last December is currently at 33.8% (YTD 32.9%).
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by -3.2% to 19,354 in December versus previous year (YTD -2.9%). The decrease divides into a decrease of 3.7% for airlines (YTD -2.1%) and an increase of 0.6% for general aviation (YTD -8.1%).
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 105.4 (101.2 previous year) or 108.9 YTD (106.4 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 1.7 percentage points to 72.5% (YTD 75.1%).
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during December was CHF 48.4m (+0.8% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in December was CHF 53.9, which is 0.5 percent higher than last year. Year to date December, total turnover saw an increase of 3.9% to CHF 537.6m and turnover per departing passenger increased by 3.7 percent to CHF 43.2.