Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 4.1 million passengers in January – Increase of 11.1 percent year-on-year – Passenger traffic at Fraport’s Group airports worldwide also continues to grow

FRA/gk – Some 4.1 million passengers traveled via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in January 2024, an increase of 11.1 percent year-on-year. Passenger numbers for the month in review were still 12.6 percent below the figure for January 2019 before the pandemic. 1

Cargo volumes in Frankfurt rose significantly in January 2024, climbing by 8.8 percent year-on-year to 154,296 metric tons. The number of aircraft movements also grew by 4.5 percent to 31,060 takeoffs and landings. At the same time, accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) rose by 6.4 percent to around 2.0 million metric tons.

Most of the airports in Fraport’s international portfolio also enjoyed positive performance in January 2024. The number of passengers at Slovenia’s Ljubljana Airport (LJU) increased significantly by 29.8 percent year-on-year to 75,196 travelers. Meanwhile, numbers at the Brazilian airports of Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) were down by 6.3 percent at approximately 1.1 million overall. Traffic at Lima Airport (LIM) in Peru’s capital city surged by 21.4 percent to around 2.0 million passengers. Fraport’s 14 Greek regional airports welcomed a total of 640,461 passengers, an increase of 7.4 percent. In Bulgaria, the Twin Star airports of Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR), combined, registered 85,231 passengers (down 12.0 percent). Traffic at Antalya Airport (AYT) on the Turkish Riviera rose by 4.4 percent to around 950,421 million passengers.

Total traffic at the airports actively managed by Fraport grew by 9.5 percent year-on-year to approximately 8.9 million passengers in January 2024.