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Caletafuerteventura
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The number of passenger arrivals/departures at the airport in January 2017 was 454,739.  That is up 7.6% on the same month last year.  The airport is the 4th busiest in the Canary Islands and the 9th busiest in Spain.

It was also announced that Iberia will be flying twice a day to and from Madrid from June to September, which is in addition to the daily Ryanair flight.

February 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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Fuerteventura Airport received 439,555 visitors in February, 1.4% more than the same period in 2016. During the first two months of this year the figure stands at 894,294 passengers.

The Minister of Tourism, Blas Acosta, forecasts that this growth will be maintained throughout the year.

According to data released this morning by Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA), the number of operations stood at 3,461 and freight traffic reached 71,4604.tonnes last February.

The Vice-President and Minister of Tourism of the Cabildo of Fuerteventura, Blas Acosta, said that for the second consecutive month of 2017, "our airport continues to grow, a symptom we are confident will be maintained throughout this year."

According to data from AENA, between January and February this year the number of passengers (arrivals and departures) is 894,294, 4.5% more than the previous year.

March 13, 2017 at 5:59 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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Fuerteventura Airport registered 494,806 visitors in March, which is a 2% increase on the same month last year, according to the statistics released by AENA.

From January to March 2017 the number of visitors is at 1,389,100, WHICH IS 3.6% MORE THAN THE SAME PERIOD OF 2016.

In the statistics of Aena also recorded the number of operations recorded at the island's airport amounts to 3,864 while the volume of goods coded in tons is 84,297.

The Vice President and Minister of Tourism of the Cabildo of Fuerteventura, Blas Acosta, celebrated this data and advanced a month of April where "again we will grow in visitors taking into account that this Holy Week will again have tourist areas with an occupation above 98 % ".

Acosta said that the growth recorded so far this year, as happened throughout 2016, is due, among other things, to "the strong presence that Fuerteventura is having in Europe through co-marketing actions with the main European tour operators as well as the opening of new routes with destinations such as Prague or Budapest ". 


April 11, 2017 at 1:58 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Villan
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All heading in the right direction. The only limiting factor is the supply of accommodation.
April 12, 2017 at 3:01 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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Passenger traffic grew by 12.1% in April at Fuerteventura Airport compared to the same period in 2016. 531,575 passengers were received at the airport's facilities last month.

This is reflected in statistics made public today by Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA), which also shows a 4.9% increase in the number of operations to reach 4,045 while the volume of goods is 81.003 tons .

The Vice President and Minister of Tourism of the Cabildo of Fuerteventura, Blas Acosta, celebrated these results that "once again demonstrate that the island is a consolidated market and a preference on the part of Europeans when choosing their vacations."

In the year to date, Fuerteventura Airport received during these first four months of the year a total of 1,920,675 visitors, 5.8% more than the same period of the previous year.

May 12, 2017 at 4:31 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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There was a 5.5% increase in the number of passengers at Fuerteventura Airport in May, compared to the same month last year. A total of 451,894 passengers passed through the airport facilities of the island last month.

From January to May, the number of passengers was 2,372,569. 

The number of passengers registered last May at Fuerteventura Airport amounts to 451,894, 5.5% more than the same period of the previous year. 

According to data from Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA), the number of operations registered at the Airport of Fuerteventura last May was 3,652, 1.2% more than in May 2016 while the number of goods has grown by 4 % to reach 85,583 tonnes. 

AENA statistics show that between January and May of this year the airport facilities of the island have received 2,372,569 passengers, 5, 7% more than in the same period in 2016.

June 13, 2017 at 9:45 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Wilfried
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Whether that's good for Caleta , is another matter . One gets used to it , but the noise starting at 07hr and earlier till late night from all those planes will only get worse and worse .... and Caleta will not benefit in this ... unfortunately .

July 1, 2017 at 10:03 AM Flag Quote & Reply

TrickyFox
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They say that you will get used to the noise of the planes but I find that a bit hard to swallow, especially when watching TV at night you have to pause something when a plane comes over.

July 2, 2017 at 4:50 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Wilfried at July 1, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Whether that's good for Caleta , is another matter . One gets used to it , but the noise starting at 07hr and earlier till late night from all those planes will only get worse and worse .... and Caleta will not benefit in this ... unfortunately .

Wilfried I have to say that during our 8 weeks of stays in the last year I can't remember an arrival before 07.30 and they are the inter island which usually are not as noisy, and not to many after 21.00. 36 arrivals today, 17 of which are inter island, 3 before 09.00 2 of which are inter island, and 4 after 21.00 3 of which are inter island. Inter island planes seem to use varying approach routes to those of the bigger jets so the noise is spread. Saturday is the busiest day so we try to arrange to have a day visiting other parts of the island.
July 2, 2017 at 8:51 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Wilfried
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I know , John , those are the propeller ones and air europe will soon add some more inter island flights . We are having our holidays twice a year for 3 weeks each visit for about 4 years now ( elba carlota ) and are used to the noise in the meanwhile and what I meant is that an increase of flights and noise is everything but beneficial for Caleta . Everyone has its own opinion of a quiet and relaxing holidays , of course :).


July 3, 2017 at 2:45 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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There was a 8.3% increase in the number of passengers at Fuerteventura Airport in June, compared to the same month last year. A total of 473,775 passengers passed through the airport facilities of the island last month.

AENA statistics show that between January and June of this year the airport facilities of the island have received 2,846,344 passengers, 6.2% more than in the same period in 2016.

July 12, 2017 at 5:29 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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AENA has published its monthly statistics for the month of July and Fuerteventura Airport shows a growth with a positive balance of 558,014 passengers transported last month, representing a total growth of 7.9% over the same month last year .

 

In the year-to-date, January to July, 3,404,358 passengers were transported (more arrivals), which represents a growth of 6.4% compared to the same period of 2016.

 

We have the 11th airport in terms of air traffic, of the national network of Spanish airports, surpassing, for example, Seville, Bilbao, Menorca, Santiago de Compostela, Girona, Asturias and A Coruña.

August 17, 2017 at 9:40 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Caletafuerteventura
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There was a 5.3% increase in the number of passengers using the airport in August 2017, compared to August 2016. A total of 572,276 passengers were recorded by AENA, the airport authority, during last month.

Between January and August 2017 there has been a total of 3,976,634 passengers; which is a growth of 6.3% compared with last year.

September 18, 2017 at 4:09 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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13.11.17 - OCTOBER 2017 VISITOR NUMBERS UP

AENA, the Spanish Airport Authority has published the number of visitors using the airport in October 2017. There were a total of 561,711 passengers, which is a 1.9% increase on October 2016. Between January and October 2017, a total of 5,061,395 passengers have used the airport, which is a 6.2% increase on 2016; and makes Fuerteventura the 11th busiest airport in Spain.

November 13, 2017 at 4:55 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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