Key traffic figures February 2023


In February 2023, 1,733,649 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 77% compared to last year. Passenger levels are 85% of those reached in February 2019.

In February, the number of local passengers was 1,199,392. Transfer passengers amounted to 31%, equal to 530,160 passengers. 

Year on year, air traffic movements increased by 37% to 15,810 take offs or landings. A monthly comparison shows that air traffic movements are at 80% of the 2019 level. The average passenger per movement figure increased to 129 (+16% vs. previous year). The average seat load factor was at 78% (+11 percentage points vs. previous year). 

A total of 31,737 tons of freight were transported at Zurich Airport during the month of February. This led to a decrease of 10% in freight volume compared to last year. Compared to February 2019, freight volume decreased by 13%.