The activity at Rafic Hariri International Airport improved in the second month of 2023 compared to the same month last year. In fact, the number of Beirut’s International airport passengers added 29.91% on annual basis and recorded 897,989 passengers by February 2023.
The breakdown of the airport’s statistics revealed that total arrivals jumped by 30.86% year-on-year (YOY) to stand at 409,838 by February 2023 compared to 313,200 by February 2022. Meanwhile number of departing passengers climbed by a yearly 30.12% to reach 486,094 by February 2023, compared to 373,561 by February 2022. Nevertheless, transit passengers decreased from 4,460 by February 2022 to 2,057 transit passengers by February 2023.
On a monthly basis, the activity at Rafic Hariri International Airport declined in February 2023 with total passengers decreased remarkably by 16.84% compared to the month of January. In fact, arrivals fell by 5.13%, while departures dropped by 25.91% in February.
Beirut’s Airport Activity by February 2023
Source: Beirut International Airport, BlomInvest
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