The activity at Rafic Hariri International Airport recorded a significant improvement by August 2023 compared to the same period last year. In fact, the number of Beirut’s International airport passengers added 19.61% on annual basis and recorded 5,004,666 passengers by August 2023.
The breakdown of the airport’s statistics revealed that total arrivals jumped by 20.69% year-on-year (YOY) to stand at 2,514,324 by August 2023 compared to 2,083,301 by August 2022. Meanwhile number of departing passengers climbed by a yearly 19.41% to reach 2,480,677 by August 2023, compared to 2,077,509 by August 2022. Nevertheless, transit passengers dropped from 58.72 by August 2022 to 9,665 transit passengers by August 2023.
On a monthly basis, the activity at Rafic Hariri International Airport retreated in August 2023 with total passengers down by 1.11% compared to the month of July. In fact, arrivals decreased by 24.76% while departures rose by 27.22% in August.
Beirut’s Airport Activity by August 2023
Source: Beirut International Airport, BlomInvest
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