ZAGREB, 5 January 2022 – The stats are now in and it has been revealed that Split Airport was the busiest Croatian airport in 2021.
In 2021, a total of 1,577,584 passengers passed through Split Airport, making it the busiest airport in the county last year. Zagreb Airport, which has always been busier than Split, was the second busiest with 173 thousand fewer passengers than Split Airport in 2021, portal Croatian Aviation reported on Wednesday.
In December, 24,568 passengers passed through Split Airport, which is significantly more than in December 2020 (only 8,665 passengers). Of course, the largest number of passengers passed through Split Airport in the summer months, August was the busiest with almost half a million passengers.
August the busiest
Zagreb Airport did not have as busy a summer as Split Airport did with August the busiest month with 194 thousand passengers passing through. In December 2021, almost 180 thousand passengers passed through Zagreb Airport, which is an increase of 138 thousand compared to the same month in 2020. In 2021, a total of 1,404,478 passengers passed through Franjo Tuđman’s passenger terminal.
The third largest airport is Dubrovnik Airport. In 2021, 927,934 passengers passed through it. In December, 11,738 passengers passed through Dubrovnik Airport (the same month in 2020 it processed 4,325 passengers).
A total of 3.909.996 passengers passed through Croatia’s three busiest airports in 2021. Dubrovnik generated 597,787 passengers more than in 2020, Split 903,218 more, and Zagreb, 479,655 more passengers. In the record year of 2019, a total of 9,633,688 passengers passed through Croatia’s three busiest airports.