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Bosnia's Sarajevo airport Jan-July passenger numbers soar

Bosnia's Sarajevo airport Jan-July passenger numbers soar Author: Radomir Ralev

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), August 4 (SeeNews) - Passenger numbers at Bosnia's Sarajevo International Airport surged to 770,409 in the first seven months of 2022, compared with 299,224 passengers served in the like period a year earlier, data by the airport operator showed.

In July alone, the airport in the Bosnian capital served 210,954 passengers, compared with 136,018 in the same month of 2021, according to figures posted on the website of Sarajevo Airport.

Aircraft take-offs and landings at Sarajevo airport totalled 2,033 in July, up from 1,582 in same month of 2021. In the first seven months of 2022, airport operations surged to 8,984 from 5,505 in the January-July period of 2021.

Sarajevo international airport served 767,134 passengers in 2021, up 207% year-on-year, as total operations rose to 11,467 from 5,896 in 2020.

In 2020, border crossing at Bosnia's airports was halted from April 1 to May 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bosnia and Herzegovina has three other international airports, located in Banja Luka, Tuzla and Mostar.

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