Traffic Report September 2005
 Comments from the Airport Manager
Billund Airport, 2005-10-01


2005
 

September
2004
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
5,715 4,862 17.5% 853

Scheduled
2,213 2,116 4.6% 97

Charter
784 591 32.7% 193

Other traffic
792 799 -0.9% -7

Local traffic
1,926 1,356 42.0% 570
        
Passengers 191,037 180,747 5.7% 10,290
        
Domestic, scheduled 15,735 15,243 3.2% 492

Arriving
8,114 7,706 5.3% 408

Departing
7,621 7,537 1.1% 84

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 82,135 83,006 -1.0% -871

Arriving
38,957 37,368 4.3% 1,589

Departing
41,516 40,464 2.6% 1,052

Transit/transfer
1,662 5,174 -67.9% -3,512
        
Charter 90,999 80,247 13.4% 10,752

Arriving
44,894 39,143 14.7% 5,751

Departing
44,303 38,330 15.6% 5,973

Transit/transfer
1,802 2,774 -35.0% -972
        
Other traffic 1,918 2,017 -4.9% -99
Local traffic 250 234 6.8% 16
        
Cargo, in tons 4,594 4,534 1.3% 60
Import2,392 2,183 9.6% 209
Export 2,202 2,351 -6.3% -149





Traffic Report January-September 2005 Billund Airport, 2005-10-01

Jan-Sep
2005
 

Jan-Sep
2004
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
41,780 39,978 4.5% 1,802

Scheduled
18,800 18,288 2.8% 512

Charter
5,962 4,904 21.6% 1,058

Other traffic
5,556 6,172 -10.0% -616

Local traffic
11,462 10,614 8.0% 848
        
Passengers 1,544,857 1,452,447 6.4% 92,410
        
Domestic, scheduled 126,754 121,013 4.7% 5,741

Arriving
64,478 60,927 5.8% 3,551

Departing
62,276 60,086 3.6% 2,190

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 663,586 665,351 -0.3% -1,765

Arriving
323,603 309,582 4.5% 14,021

Departing
328,017 315,297 4.0% 12,720

Transit/transfer
11,966 40,472 -70.4% -28,506
        
Charter 739,025 647,485 14.1% 91,540

Arriving
356,219 303,489 17.4% 52,730

Departing
363,530 308,596 17.8% 54,934

Transit/transfer
19,276 35,400 -45.5% -16,124
        
Other traffic 12,958 15,841 -18.2% -2,883
Local traffic 2,534 2,757 -8.1% -223
        
Cargo, in tons 38,779 35,679 8.7% 3,100
Import18,732 16,966 10.4% 1,766
Export 20,047 18,713 7.1% 1,334



Billund Airport traffic in September

The pattern from the previous months continued in September with a total of 191,037 passengers or an increase of 5.7 % compared to September last year.

Domestic traffic went up by 3.2 %
International scheduled went slightly down by 1.0 %
Charter went up by 13.4 %

The increase in charter traffic has been significant all summer, and Turkey and Bulgaria are the great winners.

During the high season months of June, July and August a total of more than 55,000 passengers travelled from Billund to Turkey, corresponding to an increase of 30 % compared to the same three months of 2004. Almost 40,000 passengers travelled from Billund to Greece equalling the number last year. Spain came in third with almost 24,000 passengers from Billund - some 3,000 passengers less than last year.
Bulgaria came in fourth with 22,500 passengers from Billund - an increase of almost 40 % compared to the 2004 high season.

Summary of the four most visited countries in June, July and August: 

 

 

2005

2004

Change

Turkey 

55,143

42,485

+29.8 %

Greece 

39,711

 39,664

+0.1 %

Spain 

23,895

27,194

-12.1 %

Bulgaria 

22,514

16,146

+39.4 %

Also in September there have been many passengers travelling to Turkey.

September's charter top 5 airports were:
1. Antalya
2. Chania
3. Palma de Mallorca
4. Dalaman
5. Rhodos

International scheduled top 5 in September:
1. Amsterdam
2. Paris
3. London
4. Frankfurt
5. Oslo

Billund Airport, Oct 1, 2005
Jørgen Krab Jørgensen
Airport Manager