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Thursday, October 1, 2015

✈Sarajevo International Airport passenger growth continues in September

Sarajevo International Airport in 2005

A total of 79.120 passengers used the airport in September, representing an increase of 11,17%. The total number of available seats during the month of September was 101.386 and the average load factor on flights to/from Sarajevo was 78,04 %.
This year Sarajevo International Airport is expected to handle 800.000 passengers, an all time record high for the airport. Sarajevo International Airport should break a record of 1 million passengers handled in one year; in the year 2018. The current terminal building is designed for handling 800.000 passengers per year. This fall the airport is starting with several expansion projects: new taxiways, and expansion of apron is planed to accommodate 3 more aircraft(Airbus 320 or Boeing 737-800). With this expansion the airport will have the capacity to accommodate 10 aircraft at the same time (aircraft type Airbus 320 family, Boeing 737 family or smaller). The airport is planning to extend the terminal building also, adding one more air bridge and separating the Schengen and Non Schengen passengers required by the EU. 
Projected number of passengers in coming months:

Total 2015.

Source: FlyingBosnian and SIA

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