Traffic Report August 2005
 Comments from the Airport Manager
Billund Airport, 2005-09-01


2005
 

August
2004
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
6,232 6,196 0.6% 36

Scheduled
2,072 2,097 -1.2% -25

Charter
811 645 25.7% 166

Other traffic
769 894 -14.0% -125

Local traffic
2,580 2,560 0.8% 20
        
Passengers 193,510 176,570 9.6% 16,940
        
Domestic, scheduled 14,922 14,242 4.8% 680

Arriving
7,416 7,086 4.7% 330

Departing
7,506 7,156 4.9% 350

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 73,615 73,316 0.4% 299

Arriving
37,173 34,189 8.7% 2,984

Departing
35,060 34,713 1.0% 347

Transit/transfer
1,382 4,414 -68.7% -3,032
        
Charter 102,525 86,015 19.2% 16,510

Arriving
54,148 43,825 23.6% 10,323

Departing
47,067 40,666 15.7% 6,401

Transit/transfer
1,310 1,524 -14.0% -214
        
Other traffic 1,778 2,288 -22.3% -510
Local traffic 670 709 -5.5% -39
        
Cargo, in tons 4,304 4,552 -5.4% -248
Import2,291 2,188 4.7% 103
Export 2,013 2,364 -14.8% -351





Traffic Report January-August 2005 Billund Airport, 2005-09-01

Jan-Aug
2005
 

Jan-Aug
2004
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
36,065 35,116 2.7% 949

Scheduled
16,587 16,172 2.6% 415

Charter
5,178 4,313 20.1% 865

Other traffic
4,764 5,373 -11.3% -609

Local traffic
9,536 9,258 3.0% 278
        
Passengers 1,353,820 1,271,700 6.5% 82,120
        
Domestic, scheduled 111,019 105,770 5.0% 5,249

Arriving
56,364 53,221 5.9% 3,143

Departing
54,655 52,549 4.0% 2,106

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 581,451 582,345 -0.2% -894

Arriving
284,646 272,214 4.6% 12,432

Departing
286,501 274,833 4.2% 11,668

Transit/transfer
10,304 35,298 -70.8% -24,994
        
Charter 648,026 567,238 14.2% 80,788

Arriving
311,325 264,346 17.8% 46,979

Departing
319,227 270,266 18.1% 48,961

Transit/transfer
17,474 32,626 -46.4% -15,152
        
Other traffic 11,040 13,824 -20.1% -2,784
Local traffic 2,284 2,523 -9.5% -239
        
Cargo, in tons 34,185 31,145 9.8% 3,040
Import16,340 14,783 10.5% 1,557
Export 17,845 16,362 9.1% 1,483



Billund Airport traffic in August

The development in Billund Airport has been positive all summer. August is no exception with a total number of passengers of 193,510, corresponding to an increase of 9.6 %.

Domestic traffic went up by 4.8 %.
International scheduled traffic went up by 0.4 %.
And as far as charter traffic is concerned, an increase of 19.2 % was registered.

The top 5 international scheduled and charter destinations respectively are:

International scheduled
1. London
2. Amsterdam
3. Paris
4. Oslo
5. Frankfurt

Charter
1. Antalya
2. Crete
3. Majorca
4. Dalaman
5. Bourgas

For the first time in a long time Cargo Center Billund has registered a decline in the amount of handled goods. The main reason for this was an extraordinarily large amount of air freight in August 2004, the standard of reference, which included large amounts of emergency aid. This to be illustrated by the fact that the amount of handled air freight has gone up by 21.4 % during the period from August 2003 to August 2005.

Billund Airport, September 1st, 2005
Jørgen Krab Jørgensen
Airport manager