Zurich Airport News Flash No. 17 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - October 2014
2,394,184 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during October 2014, a gain of 5.5% versus previous year. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 11.1% to 1,757,751 compared to previous October. Transfer passengers decreased by -7.5% to 629,896 in October. The transfer rate which was at 30.1% last October is currently at 26.4%.
In October there were 23,804 air traffic movements (ATM’s) at Zurich Airport, an increase of 3.9% versus last year’s October. The increase divides into an increase of 3.8% for airlines and an increase of 4.7% for general aviation.
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 114.2 (112.4 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 1.6 percentage points to 78.4%.
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during October was CHF 46.9m (+2.7% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in October was CHF 39.2, which is 2.6% lower than last year. Year to date October, total turnover saw an increase of 0.3% to CHF 449.1m and turnover per departing passenger decreased by 2.0% to CHF 41.2.