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Vágar Airport hosts nearly 250.000 passengers in January-July

Passenger traffic at Vágar Airport in the seven-month period January-July 2019 rose 12.7 percent to 249,887 from 218,151 last year.

Thats according to Kringvarp Føroya.

Faroe Islands’ only airport saw a total of 63,788 passengers in July, an increase of 16.2 percent compared to July 2018.

In 2018, Vágar Airport handled a record-breaking 378.000 passengers.

Read more: Vágar Airport sees record-breaking 2018

Passenger figures at Vágar Airport 2010-18:

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%)
2018: 378.000 (10.7%)

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