CAA provisional UK airport data for 2013 shows very small (around 0.4%) rise in ATMs & around 3% rise in air passengers
The CAA has published its provisional airport figures for 2013, but not all have yet been submitted so the final totals are only approximate. NATS said there had been 0.4% more flights in 2013 than there were in 2012. The number of air passengers is around 3% higher than in 2012. At Heathrow passengers were up + 3.4%. At Gatwick passengers were up by + 3.5%. At Manchester they were up + 5.2%; up +2.2% at Stansted (first increase for 5 years); up + 6.3% at Edinburgh; up + 0.8% at Luton; up + 2.3% at Birmingham; up + 2.9% at Glasgow; up + 3.5% at Bristol; up + 1.4% at Newcastle; up + 6.4% at East Midlands; up + 3.4% at Aberdeen; up + 11.6% at Leeds Bradford; up + 13.2% at Belfast City airport; and up + 57.2% at Southend. Almost all airports grew, even most of the small ones. But there were a few declines in the number of passengers. Passengers decreased by – 6.1% at Liverpool; by – 6.7% at Belfast International; and by – 4.5% at Bournemouth. The number of flights grew much less than the number of passengers, as some larger planes were used, and airlines got higher load factors. The number of Air Transport Movements at Heathrow was down – 0.4% compared to 2012; at Gatwick it rose by + 1.6%. ATMs were up + 0.4% at Manchester; up + 0.6% at Stansted; up + 1.1% at Edinburgh; and up + 0.4% at Glasgow.
The number of flights handled by UK air traffic management company NATS rose by 0.4% year-on-year to 2,153,995 in 2013.
CAA provisional statistics for 2013 – full year (ranked by number of passengers, in descending order)
|AIRPORTProvisional statistics||Air Transport Movements in 2013||% change from 2012||Terminal passengers in 2013||% change from 2012|
|EAST MIDLANDS INTERNAT||57,204||4.7||4,328,229||6.4|
|LIVERPOOL (JOHN LENNON)||32,956||-8.1||4,186,091||-6.1|
|BELFAST CITY (GEORGE BEST)||36,867||2.6||2,541,721||13.2|
|ISLE OF MAN||20,373||-11.4||738,459||6.2|
|CITY OF DERRY (EGLINTON)||3,011||-3.3||384,973||-3.3|
|DURHAM TEES VALLEY||4,329||3||159,311||-3.3|
|ISLES OF SCILLY (ST.MARYS)||10,816||6.5||89,170||-8.1|
|MANSTON (KENT INT)||1,644||139.3||40,656||392.1|
|TOTAL OF ABOVE AIRPORTS provisional||1,911,226. provisional + add Birmingham||? Nats said a 0.4% increase over 2012 ?||227,180,742provisional||3.0% ?approx. provisional|
- Recent airport passenger figures
- including data from 2002 – 2012