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July 2017 busiest month ever at Schiphol airport

July 2017 busiest month ever at Schiphol airport

Photo: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

July 2017 is the busiest month ever in the history of the airport. There traveled 6.7 million passengers through the airport.

That comes down on every day the entire population of Eindhoven. Compared to July last year, the number of travelers by almost 6 percent.

Most travelers flying within Europe. In total, this was 4.9 million people. The growth of the number of flights within Europe, with more than 6 percent, slightly higher than the growth of the number of intercontinental travelers.

Also the amount of cargo through Schiphol was transported went up by 6.5 percent to over 149,000 tonnes.

Cause growth

The growth in passengers and cargo was down to 2.7 percent more flight movements, larger aircraft and higher occupancy of cargo aircraft.

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