Petersburg airport "Pulkovo" in January-July increased passenger traffic by 15.8% from the same period last year — up to 7.2 million people, according to LLC "Northern Capital Gateway", which manages the airport infrastructure.
"In the first seven months of passenger airport" Pulkovo "was 7.2 million, which is 15.8% more than the same period in 2012. Passenger traffic on international routes for seven months amounted to 4.01 million people. Passenger traffic on domestic flights lines amounted to 3.19 million people, "- said in a statement.
In July, passenger traffic reached 1.56 million, which is 18.1% more than in July of last year. On international flights were handled 897.7 thousand, on internal — 662.4 thousand people.
In 2012, the St. Petersburg airport served 11.15 million, up 16.7% compared to 2011. Ltd. "Northern Capital Gateway" started operational management of the airport, the third largest in passenger traffic in Russia, April 29, 2010. On a regular basis, "Pulkovo" operates flights 32 foreign carriers, 21 Russian airlines and 14 CIS airlines.