Easter holidays 2023: Cologne/Bonn expects 472.000 passengers

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Cologne/Bonn Airport is expecting around 2023 passengers during the upcoming Easter holidays in 472.000. In a direct comparison with the same period last year, around nine percent more passengers are expected.

On the first holiday weekend, around 86.000 passengers are expected in Cologne/Bonn from Friday to Sunday. Over the Easter weekend (Good Friday-Easter Monday) there are 114.000 passengers. The peak day during the holidays is Friday, April 14, when more than 30.000 travelers take off and land in Cologne/Bonn.

“It can be clearly felt that people's desire to travel has returned completely. After a very good start to the year, the gratifying upward trend is continuing during the Easter holidays,” explains Thilo Schmid, CEO of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH. The most popular destinations during the Easter holidays are Spain with 110.000 passengers, followed by Turkey (93.000 passengers) and Italy (50.000 passengers). "Together with all process partners, we have prepared intensively and implemented numerous measures so that our guests have a pleasant start to their vacation."

Cologne / Bonn Airport (Photo: Jan Gruber).
Cologne / Bonn Airport (Photo: Jan Gruber).