Aviation; monthly figures of Dutch airports

Table description


Data on flight movements, passengers, cargo and mail at Dutch airports.

Summary of the contents of the EU figure in this publication:
The composition of the European Union (EU-15) until 2004: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.
In 2005 the European Union (EU-25) expanded with: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.
In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania have been added (EU-27).
In 2014 Croatia was added (EU-28).

Data available from:
Annual figures available from 1997; monthly figures available from January 1999.

Status of the figures:
The figures are final up to and including 2019, the figures from January 2020 and for the current year are provisional.

As of 21 August 2020 the figures for Maastricht Aachen Airport have been adjusted for the reporting period 2018 and 2019 as a result of later information. Also the total figures of 2018 and 2019 have been adjusted accordingly.

Changes as of 1 February 2021:
The figures for December 2020, the 4th quarter of 2020 and the yearly figures for 2020 have been added. Up to and including December 2020 the figures of EU countries include data for the UK. This to guarantee the comparability of the data.

When will figures become available?
New monthly figures are typically 1 month after the reporting period (calendar month) published.

Description topics

Aircraft movements
Take-offs and landings:
Information concerning take-offs and landings is based on the so-called
'airport records' dispatched monthly to Statistics Netherlands by civil
airport authorities.
The number of aircraft movements is the sum of all take-offs and
landings together.
Cross-country flights
The number of take-offs and landings in the category 'cross-country
flights'; a cross-country flight takes off at one airport and lands at
another.
Local flights
The number of take-offs and landings in the category 'local flights'; a local flight takes off and lands at the same airport.
Commercial air traffic
Commercial air traffic:
All commercial air traffic by airlines transporting passengers, cargo and
mail for remuneration and for hire. Such flights can be classified as
follows:
- Scheduled flights:
Commercial cross-country flights along fixed routes and according to fixed
timetables.
- Non-scheduled flights:
Basically irregular commercial cross-country flights, e.g. charter
flights; taxi flights however are excluded.
Flights
The total of all arrivals and departures in commercial air traffic.
Flights can be classified as follows:
- Scheduled flights:
Commercial cross-country flights along fixed routes and according to fixed
timetables.
- Non-scheduled flights:
Basically irregular commercial cross-country flights, e.g. charter
flights; taxi flights however are excluded.
All flights
All arrivals and departures of airlines in commercial air traffic.
Total flights
Scheduled
Passengers
Transport of passengers in commercial air traffic. Also included are
persons employed by airlines and passengers travelling on free tickets.
Transit passengers (arriving and departing on the same aircraft) and
passengers on taxi flights are not included.
Total passengers
The total number of passengers arriving and departing in commercial
air traffic.
Total passengers
Cargo
Transport of cargo in commercial air traffic, excluding mail and luggage.
Total cargo
The total weight of cargo in commercial air traffic, loaded and unloaded
at Dutch airports.
Total cargo
Mail
The total weight of mail in commercial air traffic, loaded and unloaded
at Dutch airports.
Total mail
The total weight of mail in commercial air traffic, loaded and unloaded
at Dutch airports.
Total mail