Of the nine airports in Croatia, only Rijeka had fewer passengers in July than in the same month last year, while the most passengers passed through Split Airport, 742,800, which is 37 percent of all passengers at all airports in July, according to data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (DZS). The data also shows that in the first seven months, there were 20 percent more passengers at all airports than last year.
In total, there were nearly two million passengers at all airports in Croatia in July, which is 12.7 percent more than in the same month in 2022, and Split Airport had the most passengers among all airports and recorded a 16.2 percent increase.
The second airport is Dubrovnik with 444,800 passengers, an increase of 4.7 percent, while the third is Zagreb Airport with 366,400 passengers, an increase of 12 percent compared to July of the previous year.
The most significant increase among all airports in July this year, 23.1 percent, was recorded by Zadar Airport with 283,300 passengers, while Pula Airport had 7.3 percent more passengers, or 107,800.
Rijeka Airport, on the other hand, had just over 37,000 passengers, a decrease of 7.6 percent compared to July last year, while Osijek Airport, with a small base of just over 5,700 passengers, saw an increase of as much as 182 percent.
The two island airports, on Brač and Mali Lošinj, had more passengers in July than in the same month last year - Brač had nearly 4,500 passengers, an increase of 28 percent, while Lošinj had 367 passengers, an increase of 1.4 percent.