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People wait for an aircraft to pass before crossing the Gibraltar airport tarmac.
People wait for an aircraft to pass before crossing the Gibraltar airport tarmac. / AFP

Gibraltar airport beats passenger records

Gibraltar Airport has recorded an increase of 23.6% in passenger growth in the first 10 months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015.

From January to the end of October, 468,874 passengers used the airport, an increase of 89,665 on the same period last year.

May, June and July were all record months in 2016, but August was the busiest month in the airport’s history, with 60,360 passengers.