Zurich Airport - Key traffic figures April 2021
In April 2021, 323,500 passengers flew through Zurich Airport, about 12 times more compared to the same period last year, in which Zurich Airport saw the lowest number of passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared to April 2019, passenger numbers are 88.1% lower in the reporting month.
The number of local passengers in April 2021 was 262,222, with transfer passengers accounting for 17.9% of the total. Zurich Airport recorded 6,771 takeoffs or landings, representing a 252.5% increase in aircraft movements compared to the same month last year. Compared to April 2019, 70.9% fewer aircraft movements took place. The average passenger per movement figure was 81.3 (+119.7% vs. previous year). The average seat load factor is at 45.8% (+25.7 percentage points vs. previous year).
A total of 30,809 tons of cargo were handled at Zurich Airport in April. This represents an increase of 153.0% compared to the same month last year. Compared to April 2019, 17.9% less cargo was handled.