Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport increases passenger traffic by 8.3% for the 10 months of 2019

In January-October 2019, Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport welcomed 16,861,087 passengers, which is 8.3% more than in the same period of 2018.

For the 10 months of 2019, the number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 10.3% and amounted to 10,219,439 passengers. International traffic increased by 5.5% and amounted to 6,641,648 passengers.

In January-October 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 143,484 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 2.4% year-on-year.

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

Domestic Destinations

Foreign Destinations

Moscow

Antalya

Simferopol

Minsk

Sochi

Frankfurt am Main

Kaliningrad

Munich

Yekaterinburg

Larnaca

In January-October 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 10,147,561 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 60.2% of the total traffic for that period. Among foreign airlines, Lufthansa, Uzbekistan Airways, Belavia, Turkish Airlines, and Finnair, became the leaders at Pulkovo Airport for the 10-month period of 2019. In total, they handled 1,204,836 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 7.1% of the airport traffic in January-October 2019.

Pulkovo Airport operational results for October 2019

In October 2019, 1,710,904 passengers traveled through Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport, a number 10.6% higher than in the same month of 2018.

The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 10.5% to 1,039,923 passengers. International traffic increased by 10.7% and amounted to 670,981 passengers.

In October 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 14,436 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 1.4% year-on-year.

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

Domestic Destinations

Foreign Destinations

Moscow

Antalya

Sochi

Larnaca

Kaliningrad

Frankfurt am Main

Krasnodar

Minsk

Novosibirsk

Munich

In October 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 1,027,785 passengers or 60.1% of the total traffic at St. Petersburg Airport for that period. Among foreign airlines, the leaders were Lufthansa, Belavia, Uzbekistan Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Finnair. In total, they handled 128,241 passengers at Pulkovo or 7.5% of the airport traffic in October 2019.

In October 2019, Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport welcomed the first tourists with e-visas. Wizz Air UK launched scheduled flights from St. Peterburg to London (Luton Airport).