August busiest month ever for Schiphol

August busiest month ever for Schiphol

Travelers have airport Schiphol in August, a record delivered. More than 6.4 million passengers traveled last month via the airport. That was for August 2016, the busiest month ever for the airport.

That confirmed a spokesman from Schiphol airport on Monday.

In total took last month on an annual basis the number of passengers with 7.9 percent. Especially the number of passengers on flights within Europe increased sharply. Here was a plus of over 10 per cent measured, to 4.6 million passengers. Intercontinental grew the number of passengers, a 2.3 percent to 1.8 million.

On 12 August were between 220,000 passengers processed, which allows the airport that particular Friday, the busiest day ever experienced.

The old record was only a month old. In July, 25,000 passengers less processed.

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