Cargo growth at Chopin Airport
Posted: 5 November 2013 | Warsaw Chopin Airport | No comments yet
Chopin Airport handled over 34,000 tonnes of cargo in the first three quarters of 2013, a 5.6% increase…
Chopin Airport handled over 34,000 tonnes of cargo in the first three quarters of 2013, a 5.6% increase on the corresponding period last year.
The Warsaw airport handled a total of 34,700 tonnes of freight from January to the end of September 2013, including more than 34,200 tonnes internationally (up 5.7%) and 470 tonnes domestically (down 3.7%), with imports (19,600 t; up 2%) exceeding exports (14,600 t; up 11.2%). The volume of mail handled stood at 11,200 tonnes (down 10.5%).
The most popular cargo destinations included: Cologne (5,800 t), Leipzig (4,000 t), Chicago (2,900 t), Dubai (2,600 t) and New York (2,200 t). The biggest cargo carriers were: LOT Polish Airlines (12,000 t), UPS Airlines (7,000 t), European Air Transport (3,900 t), Emirates Airlines (2,600 t) and Sprint Air (1,500 t).
Chopin Airport is the biggest airport in Poland. In 2012, the airport handled over 9.5 million passengers and 45,000 tonnes of cargo.