Pulkovo Airport increases passenger traffic by 8.6% for the eight months of 2019

In January-August 2019, Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport welcomed 13,195,340 passengers, which is 8.6% more than in the same period of 2018.

The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 11.1% to 8,077,219 passengers. International traffic increased by 4.9% and amounted to 5,118,121 passengers.

In January-August 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 113,456 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 2.6% year-on-year.

Top destinations at Pulkovo Airport in terms of passenger traffic, January-August 2019

Domestic Destinations

Foreign Destinations

Moscow

Antalya

Simferopol

Minsk

Sochi

Frankfurt am Main

Kaliningrad

Munich

Yekaterinburg

Paris

In January-August 2019, Rossiya Airlines, Aeroflot, Pobeda, S7 Airlines, and Ural Airlines were the largest Russian carriers in terms of passenger numbers at Pulkovo. In total, they provided services to 7,986,387 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 60.5% of the total traffic for that period. Among foreign airlines, Lufthansa, Uzbekistan Airways, Belavia, Finnair, and Turkish Airlines became the leaders at Pulkovo Airport for the 8-month period of 2019. In total, they handled 932,055 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 7.1% of the airport traffic in January-August 2019.

Pulkovo Airport operational results for August 2019

In August 2019, 2,221,090 passengers traveled through Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport, a number 5.8% higher than in the same month of 2018.

The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 6.4% to 1,266,909 passengers. International traffic increased by 5% and amounted to 954,181 passengers.

In August 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 16,542 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 1.1% year-on-year.

Top destinations at Pulkovo Airport in terms of passenger traffic figures, August 2019

Domestic Destinations

Foreign Destinations

Moscow

Antalya

Simferopol

Larnaca

Sochi

Frankfurt am Main

Kaliningrad

Munich

Novosibirsk

Minsk

In August 2019, Rossiya Airlines, Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, Pobeda, and Ural Airlines were the largest Russian carriers in terms of passenger numbers at Pulkovo. In total, they provided services to 1,269,572 passengers or 57.2% of the total traffic at St. Petersburg Airport for that period. Among foreign airlines, the leaders were Lufthansa, Belavia, Turkish Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, and Finnair. In total, they handled 155,163 passengers at Pulkovo or 7% of the airport traffic in August 2019.