City airport pushed to the limit during busiest month on record

Figures released by Copenhagen Airport reveal surge of traffic

What goes up, must come down … Especially in the Danish summer (photo: Pixabay)
July 10th, 2014 12:46 pm| by admin
facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

June was the busiest month in Copenhagen Airport’s history, the company wrote in a press release today. More than 2.5 million passengers used the airport, representing an 8.3 percent increase on last year.

June 27 was also the busiest travel day on record for the airport with over 98,000 passengers – 4,000 more than the previous record set during Easter this year.

Thomas Woldbye, the airport’s CEO, said that the record traffic had pushed the facilities, but that recent improvement projects had paid off. ”Thanks to our large-scale conversion and expansion of Terminal 2 and the baggage facilities in the last few years, we have been able to absorb the growth and give the many travellers a good start to their holidays," he said in the press release.

International traffic grew by 8.5 percent, transfers were up by a massive 19.4 percent and domestic traffic grew by 5.9 percent.

What goes up, must come down … Especially in the Danish summer (photo: Pixabay)
Heatwave over: cold and windy weather on the way
Clearly, the weather gods are looking down at us and thinking: "Alright, y...
Experts call the industry a "breeding ground for mistakes" (photo: pixabay)
Construction one of Denmark’s most dangerous jobs
Every day of the year, there are an average of 13 accidents in construction...
Khalil is accused of murdering his sister in Horsens last December (photo: Wolfman)
Suspected murderer turns up in Athens
A 25-year-old Syrian man charged with murdering his sister in Denmark last ...
More people preferring to stay in private homes (photo: iStock)
AirBnb more popular than ever in Denmark
More and more Danes are renting out their private homes via the online lodg...
The Skagen Lighthouse opened way back in 1858 (photo: Naturstyrelsen)
Skagen Lighthouse to become bird sanctuary
The iconic Skagen Lighthouse in north Jutland will be transformed into a mo...
The summer weather may be here, but so are the jellyfish … And they are here to ruin your beach swims (photo: Alexander Vasenin)
Army of jellyfish invading Denmark
An army of jellyfish has arrived at the Danish coastline near Vraget Beach...