A total of 6.3 million passengers travelled through Croatian airports in the first seven months of this year, an impressive 8.8 percent increase over the same period from last year. According to the latest statistics from the Central Bureau of Statistics 73.4 aircraft operations were record from the beginning of the year until the end of July.
Among the nine Croatian airports, the largest number of passengers this year, 719.8 thousand, passed through Split Airport, which is an increase of four percent compared to the same month last year.
Split is followed by Dubrovnik Airport, which grew by 8.6 percent with 510.9 thousand passengers, while Zagreb Airport “Franjo Tudjman” finished third with 363.9 thousand passengers, or 3.8 percent less than in July last year.
The largest increase in the number of passengers, of 28.4 percent, was in July at Zadar airport, through which 142.7 thousand passengers passed.
The majority of foreign passengers came from Germany, followed by the UK and France.