102% increase. An excellent year for Wroclaw Airport.
Nearly 2.9 mln passengers at Wrocław Airport in 2022. The last 12 months have been considered by Wroclaw Airport as particularly successful. The number of travelers doubled compared to the previous year and were very close to the record-breaking 2019.
More than 100% increase in the number of passengers compared to 2021 and almost 50% increase in the number of operations. The year 2022 was exceptionally successful for Wrocław Airport. In total, throughout 2022, Wroclaw Airport recorded air traffic at the level of 2.9 million passengers, which compared to 2021 is more than 102% and only 19% less than in 2019 (3.5 million passengers served). In the last 12 months, almost 28,000 operations were performed (48% growth compared to 2021 and 15% decrease compared to 2019).
In 2022 we could also observe a change in travel trends. Passengers were much more likely to choose typical holiday destinations, opting for low-cost offers and charters. The low cost traffic was at the level of 1.8 million passengers, which means an increase of nearly 120% compared to 2021. Compared to the record-breaking 2019, this number was only about 15% lower.
The best months in terms of the number of passengers at Wroclaw Airport were definitely holidays. The highest traffic was recorded in August (over 370,000 passengers). Similar results were achieved by the airport in July (355 000 passengers).
The most popular country among Wroclaw Airport’s passengers was Italy. The increase in passengers flying to Italy compared to 2019 was 100% with an average of 35 000 passengers per month. Travelers also willingly traveled to Greece, Spain and Croatia.
In 2022, nearly 1/6 of total passenger traffic was provided by network traffic, which amounted to almost 500 000 passengers. Nearly 233 000 people traveled in domestic network traffic (over 120% increase compared to 2021), over 265 000 passengers traveled in international network traffic (92% increase compared to 2021). The most popular connections in this area were Lufthansa flights to Germany – to Frankfurt and Munich, and KLM – to Amsterdam. Frankfurt was chosen by 113 000 passengers, Munich – 89 000 passengers, and Amsterdam – 40 000 passengers.