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Record-high number of airport travellers

More than 340.000 passengers passed through Vagar Airport in 2017, according to the Faroese news site Portal.fo.

This is the highest figure ever in the airport’s history and a 16,8% increase as compared to 2016.

This is also the first time ever that more than 300.000 passengers have passed through Vagar Airport, the only airport in the Faroe Islands.

In March 2017 SAS commenced a daily route between Denmark and the Faroe Islands, while the Faroese airline company Atlantic Airways lowered fares to better compete with SAS.

The passenger figures at Vagar Airport 2010-17:

2010: 199.988 passengers
2011: 203.499 (1,8%)
2012: 225.532 (10,8%)
2013: 236.181 (4,7%)
2014: 250.287 (6,0%)
2015: 276.395 (10,4%)
2016: 292.393 (5,8%)
2017: 341.388 (16,8%)