In July, the Andalusia airportssouthern region ofSpainhosted a total of 3.4 million passengerswhich represents 14.6% more than in 2022 and exceeds the last record of 2019 when 3.2 million travelers were recorded.
During first seven months of the yearthe five Andalusian airports -Malaga, Seville, Jerez, Almeria and Granada- have already received a total of 18.5 million passengers, a figure that exceeds the traffic from January to July 2019 (17.7 million) and represents an increase 21.15% compared to the same period last year, according to data from the national airport operator Aena.
In detail, Malaga airport has handled 12.5 million passengers since the beginning of the year, followed by Seville airport, with 4.5 million passengers; Granada airport, with 576,618 passengers; Jerez airport, with 523,254 passengers; and Almeria Airport, with 431,199 passengers.
Historic record in Malaga
In July alone, Malaga airport handled 2,432,411 passengers; Seville airport, 677,380 passengers; Jerez Airport, 100,009; Almeria airport, 98,445 and Granada airport, 93,158 passengers.
With these figures, Malaga airport closed the month of July with the highest traffic figures in its history, dating back four years earlier. The approximately 2.4 million passengers who passed through Malaga last month exceeded those registered in the same month of 2022 by 17.8%. The platform recorded 17,320 flights, 12% more than in July of last year.