A record-breaking August for airport


ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport has registered a new record in the number of passengers.

According to AENA, Spain’s airports authority,  more people than ever used the airport during the month of August. 

With more than 1.2 million passengers, it was the busiest month in the history of the airport, surpassing July and showing a 4 per cent increase compared to August 2013.


There were 132,051 travellers through domestic flights, an increase of over 22 per cent compared to August last year. 

International flights also rose by 1.8 per cent with 532,329 passengers from the UK and 90,213 from Germany.


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