5,1 % traffic growth for Stockholm Skavsta Airport in 2017  

Stockholm Skasta Airport (January 8, 2018)

Stockholm Skavsta Airport welcomed 2.132.072 passengers in 2017, an increase of 5,1% compared to last year. There were more commercial aircraft movements (+3,3%) and load factors of the scheduled services grew from 82,3% to 83,6%.

A recent passenger survey indicated that the appreciation of visitors for the upgraded interior of the Terminal increased sharply, indicating improved passenger satisfaction for especially the upgraded food and beverage and retail facilities.

Managing Director Peter Steinmetz expressed satisfaction with the above result, stating that “for the 3rd consecutive year Stockholm Skavsta is showing increased numbers and a better passenger product. With more than 90% of our passengers travelling more than 1 hour to get to the airport, Skavsta is increasingly growing into a gateway for the greater Stockholm and East Sweden region. We will continue diligently to work to enhance our airlines base and the quality of the airport product.”

Contact:
Lena Josefsson
T: +46 (0)70-9702572
lena.josefsson@skavsta.se

About Stockholm Skavsta Airport
Stockholm Skavsta Airport today has 46 routes, of which 33 are operated by Ryanair and 13 by Wizz Air. The passenger volume in 2017 was just over 2.1 million travellers.

Since 1998 the airport is privately owned to 90.1%. The current owner is Airports Worldwide with headquarters in USA. The Municipality of Nyköping is shareholder of 9.9% of the airport.

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