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The Airport of Fuerteventura registered 2,846,344 passengers from January to June this year

The growth during the first six months was 6.2% compared to the same period in 2016

The number of passengers last June was 473,775

The Fuerteventura Airport has received 2,846,344 visitors during the first six months of this year. This figure has increased by 6.2% over the same period last year.

This is clear from the statistics released this morning by Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA) which also shows that the airport of the island received in June 473,775 visitors, which means an increase in passenger traffic by 8.3% with respect to the same month of 2016.

The Vice-President and Councillor of Tourism of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, Blas Acosta, stressed the growth of tourists registered from January to June 2017 and predicted that this figure will increase during the summer months “before the increase of both national and regional tourism that Is expected from July to September.

The statistics of AENA also indicate a growth in the number of operations during the last month of June of 3.6% to reach the 3,679 operations. The number of goods transported was 85,789, 10.2% more than in June 2016.