In October 2022, 2,417,367 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, which corresponds to an increase of 50% compared to the previous year. Passenger numbers are 84% of those achieved in October 2019.
In October, the number of local passengers was 1,769,307. Transfer passengers accounted for 27%, equivalent to 640,530 passengers. On October 9, 2022, 94,571 passengers traveled through Zurich Airport, the highest number of passengers since the beginning of the pandemic.
Flight movements increased by 26% compared to the previous year to 20,992 take-offs or landings. A monthly comparison shows flight movements at 87% of 2019 levels. The average passenger per movement rose to 135 (+6% yoy). The average seat load factor was 82% (+7 percentage points yoy).
A total of 36,054 tonnes of freight were transported at Zurich Airport in October. This resulted in an 8% decrease in cargo volume compared to the previous year. Compared to October 2019, cargo volume decreased by 7%.