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Melbourne Airport reaches 29 million annual passengers

Dec 20, 2012

More than 29 million passengers travelled through Melbourne Airport during the 12 months ending November 2012.

In the month of November, there was a 10 per cent increase in the number of passengers travelling through Melbourne Airport reaching 2,593,252 and taking the annual passenger figure to 29,118,390.

International passengers grew by 6 per cent during November 2012 to reach 579,645 passengers. 

Countries with strong growth in passport holders for November 2012 compared to the same time last year included Hong Kong which grew by 21 per cent, Sri Lanka by 23 per cent, India and Fiji by 15 per cent, Malaysia and Taiwan by 14 per cent, the Philippines by 13 per cent and China by 8 per cent.

Domestic passengers increased by 11 per cent resulting in a total of 2,013,607 domestic passengers.

Passenger figures for November:

Passengers

November 2012

November 2011

Growth (%)*

International

579,645

546,138

6.1%

Domestic

2,013,607

1,809,271

11.3%

Total (excl. transits)

2,593,252

2,355,409

10.1%












*monthly percentage growth compared to November 2011
 

Strong performing nationalities by passport holders for November 2012 include:

North Asia (%)*

South East Asia (%)*

Europe (%)*

Other (%)*

Hong Kong

21.4

Sri Lanka

22.8

Italy

21.4

Fiji

14.8

Taiwan

13.7

India

14.8

Switzerland

20.0

Brazil

12.0

China

8.2

Malaysia

    14.4

France

17.2

NZ

6.3

 

 

 Philippines

 13.3

 Austria

13.3 

 

 

*monthly percentage growth compared to November 2011

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