|By PR Newswire||
|November 12, 2012 01:01 AM EST||
FRANKFURT, Germany, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served approximately 5.2 million passengers in October 2012, up 1.4 percent year-on-year. Despite Hurricane Sandy's effect on some flights to and from FRA at the end of the month, traffic growth continued in October 2012. Cargo (airfreight and airmail) tonnage declined by 7.3 percent year-on-year to about 180,000 metric tons. Aircraft movements rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year to about 43,000 takeoffs and landings. The accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOW) dropped by 0.8 percent to approximately 2.6 million metric tons.
Fraport's five consolidated airports - with at least a 50 percent share: Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Antalya (AYT), Burgas (BOJ), Varna (VAR) and Lima (LIM) - grew by 2.7 percent year-on-year to a total of 9.1 million passengers in October 2012. In particular, LIM in the Peruvian capital city recorded strong 14.9 percent growth and welcomed 1.2 million passengers. Serving some 2.7 million passengers, AYT on the Turkish Riviera sustained and even bettered last year's October figure by 0.5 percent. On the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, BOJ and VAR together received about 67,000 passengers, down 4.2 percent year-on-year.
Frankfurt Airport's Traffic Figures -October 2012
Change  Change  Oct. 12/ Jan. - Oct. Jan. - Oct. October 2012 Oct. 11 2012 2012/2011 Passengers  5,214,724 1.4 % 49,361,004 3.1 % Airfreight  in metric tons 173,096 -7.4 % 1,672,185 -8.3 % Airmail  in metric tons 6,778 -3.5 % 64,221 -1.7 % Aircraft Movements 43,009 1.1 % 409,553 0.2 % MTOWs in metric tons 2,555,197 -0.8 % 24,498,448 -0.4 % Punctuality share of punctual arrivals and departures in percent 81.0 81.8
 Total traffic (arrivals + departures + transit)
 Change over previous year
Fraport Group - Traffic Figures for October 2012
Cargo in metric Aircraft Passengers Change tons abs. Change Movements Change (+ Airports absolute in % airmail) in % Absolute in % Frankfurt (FRA) 5,214,102 1.3 177,582 -7.0 43,009 1.1 Antalya (AYT) 2,650,233 0.5 n.a. n.a. 17,172 -0.9 Burgas (BOJ) 30,710 -35.1 52 -91.0 504 -33.8 Lima (LIM) 1,195,624 14.9 28,478 -0.7 13,233 15.7 Varna (VAR) 36,147 60.8 1 -54.6 548 68.1 Fraport Group 9,126,816 2.7 206,114 -6.4 74,466 2.9
 Passengers (commercial traffic: arrivals + departures + transit)
 Figures provided by LIM
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Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide
Robert A. Payne, B.A.A. - International Spokesman and Head of International Press/PR & External Activities Team, Press Office (UKM-PS), Corporate Communications, 60547 Frankfurt, Germany; Tel.: +49 69.690.78547; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Internet: http://www.fraport.com
SOURCE Fraport AG
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