This is an archived release.
In the first quarter of 2014, the number of airport passengers in Norway was up by almost five per cent from the first quarter of 2013. International and domestic traffic grew at roughly similar rates.
|1st quarter 2014||Per cent change since|
|1st quarter 2013||1st quarter 2011||1st quarter 2009|
|1Includes all commercial flights.|
|2Only data from departure is included.|
|Domestic and international flights|
|Total passengers on board at departure and arrival||12 138 202||4.7||15.0||29.8|
|Passengers on board at departure||3 857 623||4.6||10.2||21.1|
|Seats||6 692 488||5.6||9.9||13.4|
|Aircraft movements||71 491||5.7||7.6||6.9|
|Total passengers on board at departure and arrival||4 420 759||4.9||24.4||48.3|
|Seats||7 141 827||5.4||17.1||37.1|
|Aircraft movements||48 225||7.7||11.5||21.5|
With 12.1 million airport passengers, traffic is 4.7 per cent above that of the first quarter of 2013. Passengers on domestic flights increased by 4.6 per cent, while passengers on international flights increased by 4.9 per cent.
Domestic supply is up
Figures include all Norwegian airports with regular traffic. Between these airports there were 71 500 flights and 3.9 million passengers transported in the first quarter of 2014. Passenger growth was exceeded by growth in available seats. With 6.7 million seats on domestic flights in the first quarter of 2014, the supply of air passenger transport has gone up by 5.7 per cent from same quarter of 2013.
International traffic low in first quarter
International traffic peaks in the third quarter and is at its lowest in the first quarter. The low season in 2014 is 5 000 flights below the high season of 2013. Nevertheless, with 48 000 international flights in the first quarter of 2014, this was 7.7 per cent above that of the first quarter of 2013. A total of 4.4 million passengers travelled on international flights to and from Norway, while the corresponding figure for the same period in 2013 was 4.2 million passengers.