Belgorod International Airport (JSC "Belgorodavia") in January-July 2013 increased passenger traffic by 37% compared to the same period in 2012 — up to 109.9 thousand people, the company said.
International air lines (IAL) in the first half of 2013 benefited 27.3 million passengers, which is 2.25 times higher than in the first six months of last year. Internal (DAL) — 82.5 million passengers, an increase of 21%. "To keep a record growth rate of passenger traffic was possible thanks to the development of new routing directions, including tourist charter flights Belgorod — Rimini" — said in a statement.
In June, passenger traffic increased by 32% compared with June 2012 — to 29.4 thousand people. At the same DAL vospolzovalis19, 8 thousand passengers (up 26%), MVL — 9.6 million people (49%).
According to forecasts, "Belgorodavia" in 2013, passenger traffic is expected to reach 250 thousand for the year 2886 shall be made low, said "AviaPort" the press service of the Belgorod airport.
The owner of "Belgorodavia" is the Belgorod region. Airport passenger traffic in 2012 increased by half — to more than 198.5 thousand people.