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Traffic figures from Avinor for January 2022

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A total of 1,877,869 passengers travelled to, from, or via Avinor’s airports in January 2022. This represents an increase of 123.1 per cent compared with the same month in 2021 but is also 50.7 per cent lower than the last normal year recorded in 2019.

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“We have seen an increase in passengers in January on international routes, especially from Norway’s biggest hub, Oslo airport. International traffic is now at almost the same volume as domestic routes from the capital’s airport. This is in spite of Omicron, which is currently leaving its mark on society. We believe this increase may reflect high levels of vaccination, Covid-19 certificates, and a general increase in the desire to travel among the population despite the many travel restrictions that were in place during January. At the same time, the domestic market is also growing. Overall, we still remain some way below the traffic figures in 2019, which was our last normal year before the pandemic,” says Gaute Skallerud Riise, VP Traffic Development, Avinor.

Traffic figures for the four largest Avinor airports in January are as follows (figures compared with 2021)*:

Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
• Domestic: 106.7% more passengers – a total of 429,332
• International: 413.1% more passengers – a total of 410,531
• Commercial air transport movements: 72.8 % - a total of 11,070

Bergen Airport
• Domestic: 73.9% more passengers – a total of 192,224
• International: 446.9% more passengers – a total of 66,043
• Commercial air transport movements: 36.1 % - a total of 6,034

Stavanger Airport
• Domestic: 77.4% more passengers – a total of 91,779
• International: 340.7% more passengers – a total of 39,611
• Commercial air transport movements: 27 % - a total of 3,507

Trondheim Airport
• Domestic: 91.7% more passengers – a total of 140,130
• International: 561.0% more passengers – a total of 21,845
• Commercial air transport movements: 47.3% - 3,247

*Commercial air transport movements include scheduled, charter, and cargo flights, as well as offshore helicopters.

Avinor: Traffic statistics January 2022

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Avinor is a wholly-owned state limited company under the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and is responsible for 44 state-owned airports.

Avinor has taken a leading role in reducing climate gas emissions from the aviation industry, including the development of electric aircrafts and supplying sustainable jet-biojetfuel.

Avinor provides safe and efficient travels for around 50 million passengers annually, half of which travel to and from Oslo Airport.

Over 3000 employees are responsible for planning, developing and operating an efficient airport and air navigation service. Avinor is financed via airport charges and commercial sales.  The air navigation services is organized as ​subsidiary wholly-owned by Avinor. Avinor's headquarter is in Oslo.

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