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Minsk National Airport traffic in June and in the first half of 2012

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In June 2012 at Minsk National Airport the passenger traffic amounted to 201,928 people, which represented 24.3% increase against June 2011. The number of takeoffs and landings for June 2012 increased by 8 % and made up 1444 operations. The volume of the handled cargo amounted to 966.9 tons; the increase accounts for 66.0 % as compared to the same period in 2011.


Figures for the first half of 2012 indicate that passenger and cargo traffic as well as the number of aircraft movements have been growing steadily. During the first 6 months of 2012 6938 movements and 764,170 passengers were handled at Minsk National Airport. They grew by 12.2 % and 24.3 % respectively in comparison with the rates of 2011. In Jan-June of 2012 cargo traffic increased by 8.2 % as compared with the same period in 2011 and made up 4601.5 tons.


At the end of the first six months of 2012 the absolute growth of passenger traffic was observed on international routes such as Amsterdam, Riga, Stockholm, Milan, Paris, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ashgabat, Yekaterinburg, Sochi (against the same period in 2011).