Ibiza Airport Numbers Increase in 1st Quarter


The total number of passengers arriving at Ibiza Airport for the 1st quarter of 2016 grew by 14.24% to a little over 232,000.

Interestingly the British and Dutch passenger numbers have doubled compared to 2015. 6,392 arrived from British airports from Jan to Mar in 2015 but this was nearly doubled for the same dates in 2016 with 12,365 arrivals, a 93.4% increase.

As for the Dutch, the numbers were 2,629 in 2015 and 4,307 in 2016, a 63.8% increase. The German contingent for the same period went from 1360 to 1703, an increase of 25.2%. However, other countries have decreased such as the Italian market which fell by 38%.

The total number of passengers who arrived in Ibiza between January and March was 232,092, 14.2% more than a year ago, when there were 203,157, according to figures from Ibiza Airport which was made public yesterday. 

These figures also include the Spanish passengers which include the local resident population whose numbers rose by 11%, from 190,365 to 211,625 people.

March was the busiest month with 102,600 arrivals as it coincided with an early Easter and also the start of the Ryanair summer flying programme.

Passengers who came to Ibiza during the first 3 months of the year were from Spain, UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Holland, Italy and Switzerland. 

Source: Diario de Ibiza

Author: Martin Makepeace

Englishman living and working in Ibiza since 1991. Entrepreneur with a passion for villas, boats, sunsets and San Antonio. Read my blogs, listen to my podcasts and catch me on Radio One Mallorca every Tuesday morning.

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