August was yet another month substantially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and its impact on air travel. As a result, the airport’s passenger traffic was below the respective 2019 levels by 60.4% and amounting to 1.2 million passengers, approximately.
Both domestic and international passenger traffic were sharply reduced, by 47% and 66.2%, respectively.
Overall, during the period January through August 2020, the airport’s passenger traffic totalled almost 6 million, a decline of 65.3% compared to prior-year’s levels, as a result of the sharp traffic drop suffered due to the impact of the pandemic, during the period March through August. Analytically, the volumes of international and domestic passengers decreased by 68.4% and 58.3%, respectively.