UK monthly air freight figures


Air freight data from the CAA, month by month

CAA data for air freight, month by month                                                      – just the 5 UK airports that deal with the most freight shown. 

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CAA airport statistics   

Freight (tonnes) – Table 13 each month is Freight by type and Nature of Operator

2012

Air freight All of 2012 Dec 2012 Nov 2012 Oct  2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012
TOTAL  UK 191,618 
Heathrow 121,469
East Midlands 19,978
Stansted 19,074
Manchester 8,301
Gatwick 8,433

 

Air freight July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April  2012 Mar 2012 Feb 2012 Jan 2012
TOTAL  UK 199,884 196,602 193,424 184,951 205,436 181,161 173,465
Heathrow 126,501 125,003 123,108 118,679 130,860 115,919 112,273
East Midlands 21,679 22,629 22,930 20,768 24,079 21,139 19,944
Stansted 18,391 17,619 17,771 16,971 18,507 16,098 15,783
Manchester 9,254 8,566 7,718 7,314 8,518 7,624 7,132
Gatwick 9,075 8,272 7,798 7,885 8,360 6,774 6,487

 

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2011
Air freight
All of 2011 Dec 2011 Nov 2011 Oct  2011 Sep 2011 Aug 2011
TOTAL  UK 2,297,602  191,852  194,010  197,679  187,202  186,478
Heathrow 1,484,351  124,371  122,764  128,305  119,087  120,939
East Midlands  264,595  21,823  23,305  22,241  22,438  21,069
Stansted  202,593  16,903  16,859  16,418  16,975  16,663
Manchester  107,415  8,495  9,529  10,047  8,703  8,907
Gatwick  88,085  7,556  7,498   7,444  7,130  7,247

 

Air freight
July 2011 June 2011 May  2011 April 2011 Mar  2011 Feb  2011 Jan   2011
TOTAL  UK 194,643 194,864 196,959 186,786 206,016 182,042 179,059
Heathrow 128,075 125,646 128,083 121,689 130,909 118,314 116,169
East Midlands 20,749 22,573 22,642 21,494 25,255 20,383 20,622
Stansted 16,935 17,366 17,400 16,313 19,127 16,089 15,546
Manchester 9,629 9,536 8,686 8,138 9,539 7,550 8,656
Gatwick 7,254 7,206 7,611 7,302 7,898 7,078 6,861

 

From CAA Airport Statistics month by month

[Freight is Table 13 each month, Freight by Type and Nationality of Operator]

UK Air freight tonnage  (CAA figures)  for the 12 UK airports that handle the most air freight

Total Year
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
UK Total (tonnes and % change from year earlier)
2,297,602        (down – 1%)
2,324,822
(up + 14%)
2,047,861
2,282,153
2,325,239
Heathrow
1,484,351    (up +1%)
1,472,988
(up + 15%)
1,277,650
1,397,054
1,310,987
East Midlands
 264,595         (down -3%)  273,668 (up + 9%)  255,121  261,507
274,753
Stansted
 202,593             (no change)
202,238
(up + 11%)
182,810
197,738
203,747
Manchester
 107,415         (down -7%)
115,922
(up + 13%)
102,543
141,781
165,366
Gatwick
 88,085          (down – 15%)
104,032
(up + 39%)
74,680
107,702
171,078
Luton
 27,905          (down – 3%)
28,743
(no change)
28,643
40,518
38,095
Belfast Internat
 31,062               (up + 5%)
29,716
(no change)
29,804
36,115
38,429
Manston
 27,495           (down – 2%)
28,103
(down – 6%)
30,038
25,673
28,371
Birmingham
 16,626           (down – 23%)
21,605
 (up + 65%)
13,070
12,192
13,585
Edinburgh
 19,332           (down – 5%)
20,357
(down – 14%)
23,791
12,418
19,292
Glasgow
 2,430              (down – 17%)
2,914
(up + 25%)
2,334
3,546
4,276
Prestwick
 11,846             (down – 3%)
12,163
(down – 9%)
13,385
22,966
31,517
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/80/airport_data/2010Annual/Table_13_2_Freight_2000_2010.pdf
For freight data month by month in 2010, 2009 and 2008 see
Air Freight Monthly Data

 

 

Total air freight for years before for all UK reporting airports:

1992     1 238 397 tonnes
1993     1 376 313
1994     1 588 787
1995     1 703 493
1996     1 771 586
1997     1 942 721
1998     2 080 485
1999     2 188 965
2000     2 311 279

2001     2 143 281
2002     2 193 255
2003     2 205 934
2004     2 368 601
2005     2 360 984
2006     2 314 547

2007     2 325 239
2008     2 282 153
2009     2 047 861
2010     2 324 822

2011     2,297,602