Malaga Airport - Statistics

Malaga Airport Statistics

Málaga Airport is the fourth most important airport in Spain after Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. It is the top international airport in the south of Spain, handling 85% of the international air traffic in Andalucia.

All the Andalucia airports increased their passenger movements up to 2007. All except Malaga have seen reduced passenger movements since then. Malaga's lowest year was 2009 and has increased year on year since then. By 2014 it had recovered the 2007 high, even allowing from the new AVE high speed train competition. 2015 and 2016 set new records.

 

Passenger
movements
(millions)

Aircraft movements

Cargo ('000 tonnes)

2000

9.442

92.930

9,920

2001

9.927

98,174

9,365

2002

10.43

101,519

8,670

2003

11.567

110,220

6,837

2004

12.046

116,047

6,811

2005

12.669

123,959

5,493

2006

13.076

127,776

5,399

2007

13.591

129,698

5,828

2008

12.813

119,821

4,800

2009

11.622

103,536

3,400

2010

12.065

105,631

3,064

2011

12.823

107,397

2,992

2012

12.582

102,162

2,771

2013

12.922

102,359

2,661

2014

13.749

108,263

2,497

2015

14.404

108,897

2,472

2016

16.673

123,700

2,287

'Passenger movements' refers to a passenger arriving or departing. Since most passengers arrive and later depart the number of 'passengers' using the airport is about half. Passenger movement is the standard method of airport reporting worldwide, it is oftern mis-interpreted in the press. .

by country of arrival

Passengers arriving at Malaga airport in 2010 and 2013 were embarking from the following countries:


 

Passengers 2010

Passengers 2013

UK
2,132,000
4,452,000
Spain
1,271,000
1,940,000
Germany
546,000
1,285,000
Ireland
293,000
529,000
France
287,000
718,000
Holland
238,000
633,000
Belgium
196,000
509,000
Denmark
183,000
396,000
Italy
171,000
357,000
Switzerland
381,000
158,000
Norway
132,000
447,000
Finland
85,000
231,000
Sweeden
86,000
342,000
Poland
37,000
78,000
Russia
28,000
106,000
Austria
23,000
65,000
Romania
22,000
53,000
Turkey
 
78,000
Morocco
17,000
41,000
USA

15,000

17,000

by AIRLINE 

Passenger movements in thousands at Malaga airport in 2007 and 2010 and 2013 by airline:


 

2007

2010

2013

Easyjet
1,817
1,720
1,671
Ryan Air
345
2,113
2,980
Norwegian
76
395
757
Monarch
829
580
633
Air Berlin
745
790
572
Jet 2
370
230
470
Transavia
430
366
462
Air Lingus
233
590
378
British Airways
531 
169
287
Thompsons
417
326
272
BMI Baby
387
.
.
Vueling
370
874
1,231
Air Europa
742
512
492
Iberia
871
512
232
Spanair
955
442
.
Click Air
499
.
.
Air Nostrum
209
244
396