Chopin Airport cargo volumes at all-time high
Posted: 23 February 2011 | Warsaw Chopin Airport | No comments yet
In 2010 Warsaw Chopin Airport handled nearly 41 thousand tonnes of cargo, which is a 22.8% improvement on the previous year and the best result to date…
In 2010 Warsaw Chopin Airport handled nearly 41 thousand tonnes of cargo, which is a 22.8% improvement on the previous year and the best result to date.
During 2010 a total of 40.8 thousand tonnes of freight were handled at Chopin Airport – 40.3 thousand tonnes in international traffic (up by 23.5%) and 573 tonnes in domestic traffic (12.7% drop). The freight arriving in Poland accounted for the majority of cargo traffic and was 23.9 thousand tonnes, whereas outbound traffic reached 16.3 thousand tonnes. In addition, Chopin Airport handled 16.2 thousand tonnes of mail.
The most popular cargo destinations in terms of traffic volume included Leipzig, Cologne and Chicago and in terms of the number of aircraft movements: Paris, Frankfurt and London.
The three largest cargo carriers at Chopin Airport in the order of the number of tonnes carried were LOT Polish Airlines, UPS Airlines and European Air Transport; in the order of the number of operations: LOT, Lufthansa and Swiss.
Chopin Airport is the largest airport in Poland. It handles scheduled, charter and cargo traffic. In 2010, the airport served over 8.7 million passengers.