More travellers and lower costs at Copenhagen Airport

The bottom line is flying high at Kastrup

While more travellers passed through Copenhagen Airport in the first nine months of 2016, it cost the airport less money to provide them with services.

Profits before tax at the airport increased by 17.1 percent to almost 1.3 billion kroner compared to the same period in 2015. Revenue increased correspondingly by 9.8 percent to 3.3 billion kroner.

The cost per passenger declined by 3.3 percent. The airport said in a statement the increases were due to a focus on efficiency.

Numbers up across the board
A total of 22,118,267 travellers passed through Copenhagen Airport during the period – a nearly 10 percent increase.

Longer intercontinental routes have increased by 10.6 percent, and European traffic also rose by around 10 percent.

Domestic traffic also grew significantly and was 6.9 percent higher than the 2015 level.