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List of the busiest airports in the Republic of Ireland

Dublin Airport
Cork Airport
Shannon Airport

The following tables shows 2007 to 2017 passenger traffic statistics for the three largest airports in Ireland, ranked by total passenger traffic each year. The data also shows total aircraft movements at each airport based on statistics published by the Irish Aviation Authority.

Dublin serves as the largest airport in Ireland, and in 2018 was the 13th busiest airport in Europe. The Republic of Ireland has three main airports - Cork, Dublin, and Shannon. There are also regional airports at Donegal, Knock, Kerry, Galway, Sligo and Waterford. The latter three, as of July 2019, do not have any scheduled flights. There are also three airports located in Northern Ireland. These are City of Derry Airport, George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport

Many airlines serve Ireland with Aer Arann, Aer Lingus, Aer Lingus Regional and Ryanair having a significant presence at Irish Airports. North America Airlines serving Ireland include Air Canada, American Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines

Ireland is well connected with Europe mainly through Dublin and Cork Airports. The United Kingdom is the most flown to country from Ireland.[1] Transatlantic flights are available at Dublin Airport, Cork Airport and Shannon Airport. US preclearance is available at both Dublin and Shannon Airport, two of fifteen US preclearance airports in the world.[2]

Three largest airports by total passenger trafficEdit

2017 / 2018 dataEdit

Rank

2018

Airport Location Code

(IATA/ICAO)

Total

Passengers

2017

Total

Passengers

2018

Passengers

Change

2017/18

Aircraft

movements

2018

1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 29,582,308 31,500,000[3]   6.0%
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 2,308,507 2,400,000   4.0%
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 1,751,500 1,860,000   6.5%
TOTAL 33,642,315

2016 / 2017 dataEdit

Rank
2015
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2016
Total
Passengers
2017
Passengers
Change
2016/17
Aircraft
movements
2017
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 27,778,888 29,582,308[4]  06.0%[5] 215,829
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,226,233[6] 02,308,507  03.5%
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,674,567[7] 1,751,500  00.1%
TOTAL 31,679,688 33,642,315  05.8%

2015 / 2016 dataEdit

Rank
2015
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2015
Total
Passengers
2016
Passengers
Change
2015/16
Aircraft
movements
2016
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 024,962,518[6] 027,778,888[6]  011.3%
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,065,678[6] 02,226,233[6]  7.8%
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,642,888[6] 01,674,567[7]  1.9%
TOTAL 28,671,084 31,679,688  09.5%

2013 / 2014 dataEdit

Rank
2014
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2013
Total
Passengers
2014
Passengers
Change
2013/14
Aircraft
movements
2014
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 20,166,783[8] 21,711,967[9]  07.7% 174,383[10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,258,005[8] 02,144,476[9]  05.0% 021,395[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,440,032[7] 01,639,315[7]  13.8% 020,005[10]
TOTAL 23,864,820 25,495,758  06.8% 215,783

2012 / 2013 dataEdit

Rank
2013
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2012
Total
Passengers
2013
Passengers
Change
2012/13
Aircraft
movements
2013
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 19,099,649[11] 20,166,783[8]  5.6% 163,703[10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,340,115[11] 02,258,005[8]  3.5% 018,030[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,394,781[11] 01,440,034[7]  3.2% 020,800[10]
TOTAL 22,834,545 23,864,820  4.5% 202,533

2011 / 2012 dataEdit

Rank
2012
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2011
Total
Passengers
2012
Passengers
Change
2011/12
Aircraft
movements
2012
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 18,740,593[12] 19,099,649[11]  01.9% 156,582[10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,361,947[12] 02,340,115[11]  00.9% 018,200[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,625,453[12] 01,394,781[11]  14.2% 021,784[10]
TOTAL 22,727,993 22,834,545  00.5% 196,566

2010 / 2011 dataEdit

Rank
2011
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2010
Total
Passengers
2011
Passengers
Change
2010/11
Aircraft
movements
2011
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 18,431,064[13] 18,740,593[12]  1.7% 154,457 [10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,425,131[13] 02,361,947[12]  2.6% 019,275[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 01,755,885[13] 01,625,453[12]  7.4% 022,173[10]
TOTAL 22,612,080 22,727,993  0.5% 195,905

2009 / 2010 dataEdit

Rank
2010
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2009
Total
Passengers
2010
Passengers
Change
2009/10
Aircraft
movements
2010
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 20,503,677[13] 18,431,064[13]  10.1% 153,101[10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 02,769,048[13] 02,425,131[13]  12.4% 018,771[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 02,794,563[14] 01,755,885[13]  37.2% 023,626[10]
TOTAL 26,067,288 22,612,080  13.3% 195,498

2008 / 2009 dataEdit

Rank
2009
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2008
Total
Passengers
2009
Passengers
Change
2008/09
Aircraft
movements
2009
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 23,466,711[13] 20,503,677[13]  12.6% 169,087[10]
2 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 03,169,529[14] 02,794,563[14]  11.8% 025,949[10]
3 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 03,258,639[13] 02,769,048[13]  15.0% 027,691[10]
TOTAL 29,894,879 26,067,288  12.8% 222,727

2007 / 2008 dataEdit

Rank
2008
Airport Location Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Total
Passengers
2007
Total
Passengers
2008
Passengers
Change
2007/08
Aircraft
movements
2008
1 Dublin Airport Dublin DUB/EIDW 23,287,438[13] 23,466,711[13]  00.8% 200,109[10]
2 Cork Airport Cork ORK/EICK 03,180,259[13] 03,258,639[13]  02.5% 033,036[10]
3 Shannon Airport Clare SNN/EINN 03,620,623[14] 03,169,529[14]  12.5% 034,875[10]
TOTAL 30,088,320 29,894,879  00.6% 268,020

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Live Flight Information and Status Updates - Dublin Airport". Dublinairport.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Preclearance Locations - U.S. Customs and Border Protection". Cbp.gov. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/dublin-airport-sets-new-passenger-record-2
  4. ^ EIDW – Dublin/International (PDF). AIP and charts from the Irish Aviation Authority.
  5. ^ "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Daa.ie. p. 105. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Aviation Statistics 2016 - CSO - Central Statistics Office". Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Traffic Figures For Shannon Airport". Shannon Airport Authority plc. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d "Annual Report and Financial Statements 2013". Dublin Airport Authority plc. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Annual Report and Financial Statements 2014". Dublin Airport Authority plc. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Flight Statistics 1998 - 2014". Iaa.ie. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report and Financial Statements 2012". Dublin Airport Authority plc. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  12. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report and Financial Statements 2011". Dublin Airport Authority plc. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Dublin Airport Authority plc Annual Report and Financial Statements 2010". Daa.ie. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  14. ^ a b c d e "Shannon Airport Traffic Figures". Shannonairport.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.