Passenger numbers at Cork Airport show huge increase on 2021
2.24 million passengers travelled through Cork Airport in 2022.
That figure represents an 86% recovery on 2019 figures, the last year before Covid, while it’s a 768% increase on 2021.
Passenger traffic in December 2022 was marginally higher than that experienced in December 2019,
Cork Airport served 45 routes in 2022, with the busies destination airports being Heathrow and Stanstead in London, Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, Manchester and Malaga.
Commenting on the 2022 passenger traffic, Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy said:
“After two years of COVID-19, we were delighted with the strength of the recovery at Cork Airport in 2022. We welcomed back eight scheduled airlines together with charter airlines and served 2.24 million passengers.
“Our team works very hard at Cork Airport, to make the passenger journey seamless, friendly, and easy. The passenger satisfaction scores of 9.2 out of 10 reflect this.
“We thank our loyal and valued customers and encourage prospective passengers in the hinterland of Munster and south Leinster to bear this ease and convenience in mind when booking their summer holidays in 2023.”