Alicante Airport Enjoys Record Busting July

25 AUG 2015

According to AENA Alicante Elche Airport (ALC) has seen its busiest month ever.

Over 1.2 million passengers have passed through the airport with both domestic and international traffic up by an average of nearly 4% from the same time last year.

The vast majority of users are overseas passengers with Brits making up the largest contingent by far with over half a million travellers.

More facts and figures:

  • International travellers by country - UK (508,980), Norway (99,943), Germany (77,860), Netherlands (62,350), Sweden (61,683) Belgium (57,996)
  • 8,341 flights in and out
  • Low cost airlines brought in 462, 170 passengers
  • New terminal bult 4 years ago cost EUR 260 million, with 26 gates, 16 air bridges and 98 check in desks.
  • Automated baggage handling can move 7,800 items per hour.

Impressive stuff!

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