Traffic Report Marts 2006
 Comments from the Airport Manager
Billund Airport, 2006-04-01


2006
 

Marts
2005
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
4,600 3,641 26.3% 959

Scheduled
2,303 2,045 12.6% 258

Charter
514 437 17.6% 77

Other traffic
557 507 9.9% 50

Local traffic
1,226 652 88.0% 574
        
Passengers 141,841 147,630 -3.9% -5,789
        
Domestic, scheduled 11,985 12,285 -2.4% -300

Arriving
5,931 6,322 -6.2% -391

Departing
6,054 5,963 1.5% 91

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 72,845 72,355 0.7% 490

Arriving
36,136 35,890 0.7% 246

Departing
35,229 34,661 1.6% 568

Transit/transfer
1,480 1,804 -18.0% -324
        
Charter 55,579 61,780 -10.0% -6,201

Arriving
24,985 29,872 -16.4% -4,887

Departing
24,908 28,800 -13.5% -3,892

Transit/transfer
5,686 3,108 82.9% 2,578
        
Other traffic 1,432 1,210 18.3% 222
Local traffic 0 0 - 0
        
Cargo, in tons 5,013 4,617 8.6% 396
Import2,772 2,465 12.5% 307
Export 2,241 2,152 4.1% 89





Traffic Report January-March 2006 Billund Airport, 2006-04-01

Jan-Mar
2006
 

Jan-Mar
2005
 

Per cent
 

Change

Operations
11,493 10,188 12.8% 1,305

Scheduled
6,314 5,955 6.0% 359

Charter
1,408 1,403 0.4% 5

Other traffic
1,379 1,258 9.6% 121

Local traffic
2,392 1,572 52.2% 820
        
Passengers 406,788 408,264 -0.4% -1,476
        
Domestic, scheduled 33,839 36,004 -6.0% -2,165

Arriving
16,593 18,241 -9.0% -1,648

Departing
17,246 17,763 -2.9% -517

Transit/transfer
0 0 - 0
        
International, scheduled 202,404 192,479 5.2% 9,925

Arriving
98,774 93,205 6.0% 5,569

Departing
100,046 95,092 5.2% 4,954

Transit/transfer
3,584 4,182 -14.3% -598
        
Charter 167,210 176,863 -5.5% -9,653

Arriving
74,515 82,945 -10.2% -8,430

Departing
75,167 84,034 -10.6% -8,867

Transit/transfer
17,528 9,884 77.3% 7,644
        
Other traffic 3,239 2,918 11.0% 321
Local traffic 96 0  96
        
Cargo, in tons 12,928 12,866 0.5% 62
Import6,765 6,107 10.8% 658
Export 6,163 6,759 -8.8% -596



Traffic in Billund in March

In March Billund Airport has registered a decrease in the number of passengers of about 5,800 passengers, corresponding to 3.8 %.

The one main reason for this is the fact that the majority of charter flights to Arab countries were cancelled.

Altogether Billund had 141,800 passengers in March compared to 147,600 passengers in March 2005.

Compared to March 2005 there were 11,000 less charter passengers travelling to Egypt and Tunisia March this year. At the same time there was an increase in the number of charter passengers travelling to Turkey and The Canary Islands. All in all Billund lost 6,200 charter passengers in March.

Top 5 charter destinations from Billund in March:

1. Las Palmas
2. Tenerife
3. Antalya
4. Lanzarote
5. Grenoble

The number of passengers on the scheduled international routes was by and large unchanged.

Top 5 scheduled international:

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

Domestic went down by 2.4 % to 11,985 passengers on the services to Copenhagen and Aalborg.

The amount of handled cargo went up by 8.6 % to just over 5,000 tonnes.

Billund Airport, April 1 2006
Jørgen Krab Jørgensen
Airport Manager, CEO