Steady growth
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Airport passengers in Norway reached 12.1 million in the first quarter of 2014; 4.7 per cent above first quarter of 2013.

Air transportQ1 2014



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Steady growth

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.

Norwegian airports, main figures1
1st quarter 2014Per cent change since
1st quarter 20131st quarter 20111st quarter 2009
1Includes all commercial flights.
2Only data from departure is included.
Domestic and international flights
Total passengers on board at departure and arrival12 138 2024.715.029.8
Domestic flights2
Passengers on board at departure3 857 6234.610.221.1
Seats6 692 4885.69.913.4
Aircraft movements71 4915.77.66.9
International flights
Total passengers on board at departure and arrival4 420 7594.924.448.3
Seats7 141 8275.417.137.1
Aircraft movements48 2257.711.521.5

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.