Zurich Airport News Flash No. 9 / Zurich Airport Key Figures - March 2015
1,988,825 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during March 2015, a gain of 2.6% versus March 2014. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 5.2% to 1,355,066 compared to previous March. Transfer passengers decreased by 2.4% to 627,782. The transfer rate which was at 33.2% last March is currently at 31.6%.
Air traffic movements (ATM’s) decreased by 0.3% to 21,058 in March versus previous year. The decrease divides into an increase of 1.7% for airlines and a decrease of 11.9% for general aviation.
The average passenger per movement figure (airline passengers only) currently is at 108.3 (107.4 previous year). The average seat load factor saw an increase of 0.7 percentage points to 74.4%.
Total turnover (net sales to consumers) during March was CHF 41.6m (-2.0% versus previous year). Turnover per departing passenger in March was CHF 41.8, which is 4.5% lower than last year. Year to date March, total turnover saw a decrease of 3.5% to CHF 115.0m and turnover per departing passenger decreased by 5.5% to CHF 42.5.