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Murcia-San Javier airport flying higher

IT MAY be smaller than its neighbour along the coast, but Murcia-San Javier Airport is proving just as successful as the Alicante-Elche Airport when it comes to gaining passengers.

Numbers have been now been growing over the last 14 consecutive months, and in the period between January and November, there have been an extra 1,153,312 passengers…an increase of 8.8 per cent.

In addition, and according to the airport managers AENA, the number of take-offs and landings amounted to 8.290 during that 11 month timescale which accounted to an increase of 4.4 per cent.

During the month of November itself, Murcia-San Javier Airport accounted for a total of 47,065 passengers – 6.6 per cent more than in the same month of 2016 – and 390 flights…a 4.3 per cent level of growth.

In addition, the number of landing and take-off operations amounted to 8,290 in those eleven months, an increase of 4.4 percent compared to the previous year, according to AENA in a press release.

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