The busiest airports in Europe from August 2020 list Turkey Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Antalya airports input.
According to the report of Independent Turkish; While the aviation industry is having a hard time due to the pandemic, a study examining the data of the European Organization for Air Navigation Safety (EUROCONTROL) was published.
In the report shared yesterday, Istanbul Airport ranked 1th among the said airports with 929 million 4 thousand passengers.
There is a 2019 percent decrease in the number of passengers compared to August 72.
Sabiha Gökçen, which was visited by 6 million 2019 thousand people, was found at the 47th place of the list, a 1 percent decrease compared to 813.
Antalya Airport was 7th following him. The loss of this airport, which hosted 1 million 757 thousand visitors in August, is 69 percent compared to last year.
Domestic flights set
In this study, domestic flights in Turkey, made of more than other countries, in finding that top the list of airports was stated to be effective.
However, in August, are returning from Turkey, the United Kingdom's 14-day absence of compulsory isolation may have increased the number of passengers, especially the Antalya Airport.
According to a study the other hand, Turkey's highest difference between 2020 and 2019 for international flights. The number in August 2020 is only 27 percent of the same month last year.
Airports in Moscow lead the way
The list also includes surprising results. The first two were Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo airports in Moscow. The third airport in the city, Vnukovo, is also in 10th place. ,
Although international flights at these three airports dropped 88 percent compared to the previous year, there was only a 3 percent loss in domestic flights.
Heathrow in London, which has been named the most crowded airport in Europe many times until now, has not even been in the top 10.
Top 10 most crowded airports in August and their differences compared to last year:
- Domodedovo International Airport (-27 percent)
- Sheremetyevo International Airport (-59 percent)
- Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (-71 percent)
- Istanbul Airport (-72 percent)
- Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (-73 percent)
- Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (-47 percent)
- Antalya Airport (-69 percent)
- St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport (-31 percent)
- Frankfurt Airport (-78 percent)
- Vnukovo Airport (-44 percent)