UAE posts 60,000 air traffic movements in August


By Staff

Dubai: Air traffic movements in the UAE jumped 6.9 per cent to almost 60,000 in August 2012 compared to the same period last year, according to the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

Total air traffic movements in August at UAE airports stood at 59,940 with an average of 1,934 air traffic movements per day, the aviation body’s monthly report said.

Dubai International Airport led the growth with 27,199 movements, followed by overflights at 12,903 movements.

Abu Dhabi ranked third with 8,919 air traffic movements, according to the report, while air traffic movements at Sharjah International airport ranked fourth with 5,320 movements. More info

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