In the first quarter of 2022, 405.084 passengers used Dortmund Airport as their departure or destination airport - an increase of around 235 percent compared to last year.
In 2021, at the height of the pandemic, 120.957 passengers used the Dortmund offer in the same period. In a much more important comparison to the same period before the pandemic in 2019, Dortmund Airport takes the top spot in NRW with a recovery rate of 73 percent (in the pre-crisis year 2019: around 553.000).
The airport recorded exactly 161.297 passengers in March this year (previous year: 46.443). Due to the war in Ukraine, several airports in the country and in the Republic of Moldova could not be served. The number of flight movements also increased significantly: 2722 commercial take-offs and landings took place at Dortmund Airport in March (previous year: 1525). The destinations Katowice, Bucharest and Vienna were particularly popular, according to the airport.