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).
As of February 2020 the United Kingdom has left the European Union.
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 for 2020, 2021 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.
Up to and including December 2020 the figures of EU countries include data for the UK. This to guarantee the comparability of the data. As of January 2021 data for the UK are included in the figures of "other Europe".
Changes as of 5 August 2022:
The figures for June 2022 and the 2nd quarter of 2022 have been added.
When will figures become available?
New monthly figures are typically 1 month after the reporting period (calendar month) published.
- 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
- Scheduled flights:
Commercial cross-country flights along fixed routes and according to fixed
- Non-scheduled flights:
Basically irregular commercial cross-country flights, e.g. charter
flights; taxi flights however are excluded.
- 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
- Total passengers
- Passenger arrivals
- The total number of passengers arriving in commercial air traffic.
- Total arrivals passengers
- Passenger departures
- The total number of passengers departing in commercial air traffic.
- Total departures passengers
- Country of origin/destination
- Origin/destination of the passengers is based on 'flight coupons',
which state the airport (country) of origin and destination of the
- Passengers to and from airports outside Europe, i.e. airports in
Africa, America, Asia and Oceania.
No detailed information by (sub)continent is available for
Rotterdam Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Maastricht Aachen Airport for
the period 1997-1999. Hence, the total exceeds the sum of the continents.
- Total intercontinental passengers