WHILST Alicante-Elche airport boasted having more than 10 million passengers in 2015, across the border in Murcia it was a different story with San Javier airport recording a fall of 2.5 per cent in passengers.
San Javier was one of 15 airports to see a fall in passengers. However, across the Aena network, the airports they manage fared well with a total of 207.4 million passengers in 2015, representing an increase of 5.9 per cent over the previous year.
This was the second best year in its history after the figure reached 210.4 million travellers in 2007 passing through their airports. The busiest day for flights last year was recorded on August 28, with a total of 6,752 movements.