As an intercontinental hub, Zurich Airport is of great economic importance.
Zurich Airport is one of the most important transport infrastructures in Switzerland. It connects the country to major cities around the world, thus fulfilling a key economic mandate.
The following figures are taken from the study on the economic importance of Zurich Airport, 2017.
Zurich Airport ensures Switzerland remains internationally connected. The daily direct flights to major cities in Europe and around the world are made possible mainly thanks to the hub operations that the airport runs together with SWISS International Air Lines. The greater Zurich area, other parts of Switzerland, and even southern Germany benefit greatly from excellent accessibility.