Portugal’s airports see record passengers

 In Aviation, News, TGV

Lisbon airport processed 33.6 million passengers in 2023 and Porto 15.2 million in “historic records” according to Vinci, the company that owns them.

Portugal’s national airports ended 2023 with a growth of 19% on passenger numbers on the previous year with 66.2 million passing through the airports managed by ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal. The result was 12% up on 2019.
According to data from the Vinci Group, Lisbon airport exceeded 33.6 million passengers, up 7.9% on 2019, and 19% up on 2022.
In terms of passenger numbers, Porto enjoyed the largest increase from Portugal’s airports on 2022, up 20%. Compared to 2019 the increase was 16%.
Faro, Madeira, and the Azores grew 18% on 2022 with the Algarve airport exceeding 9.6 million passengers. Madeira saw 4.8 million while the Azores processed 3 million passengers. Compared to 2019, Madeira’s airports saw a 44% increase, the Azores airports were up 22%, and Faro saw a more modest increase in numbers of 7%.