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Skopje, Ohrid airports 2021 passenger traffic up 78%

Skopje, Ohrid airports 2021 passenger traffic up 78% Author: TAV Macedonia. Licence: All rights reserved.

SKOPJE (N. Macedonia), January 18 (SeeNews) - Passenger numbers at North Macedonia’s international airports in Skopje and Ohrid rose by 78% in 2021, reaching 1.39 million, Aeroports de Paris (ADP) said.

Aircraft movements at the two airports increased by 66% to 14,988 in 2021, ADP said in a statement on Monday.

In December alone, the two international airports served 135,115 passengers, up by 85,225 passengers compared to December 2020. Aircraft movements at the airports reached 1,309 in December, up by 650 compared to the same month last year.

North Macedonia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on February 26 last year. In mid-March 2020, the government ordered the closure of Skopje and Ohrid airports to slow the spread of the disease. The airports reopened in July 2020.

ADP owns 46% of Turkey’s TAV Airports, the company operating the two airports.

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