1.5 million passenger barrier broken

Published: 17 August 2018

The 1.5 million passenger barrier has been broken for the first time ever at a Scottish airport as Edinburgh Airport recorded its busiest ever month on record.

A total of 1,501,988 people passed through the airport in July 2018 – an increase of 6.3% on the same month last year, with growth in both domestic and international markets. 

These are fantastic figures...and they show an increase in passenger demand of 60% over the past 5 years – that is phenomenal growth and easily makes us one of Europe’s fasting growing airports...

Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive , Edinburgh Airport

 

Gordon Dewar added: "We have invested huge sums already to keep up with that demand and are now for the first time in a position where we’re ahead of that curve thanks to a terminal expansion which will see us grow our passenger capacity to more than 17 million..."

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