Bilbao Airport has registered more than 1,120,048 users between January and March, which represents an increase of 62.2% compared to the same period in 2022. These figures are close to those obtained before the pandemic, with a minimal difference of 0.1%.
Landings and take-offs have reached 9,885 operations during the first three months of the year, which implies a 90% reinstatement compared to 2019 and a 34.4% increase compared to 2022. In March, the aerodrome handled 3,676 trips, showing a 91.7% restitution compared to the same month in 2019.
National traffic has grown by 6.9% compared to the first quarter of 2019. The airport of the Biscayan capital has allowed a total of 431,540 people to travel in March alone, which represents 97.7% of the numbers generated in March 2019.
The statistics reflect a notable recovery in airport activity and invite us to forecast extraordinary connectivity for Bilbao-Bizkaia for the summer and next year.