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Airport of Simferopol serviced 4,63 million of passengers in 2020

Last year, the Simferopol International Airport serviced 4,63 million of people. The airport’s press service reported that the passenger traffic flow declined by 500 thousand of people comparing with 2019. 

Traditionally, Moscow and Saint Petersburg, as well as Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Kazan became the most popular flight paths. The airline “Ural Airlines” took the leading positions by the rates of passengers carried. Its airplanes transported more than a million of people to Crimea and back”, — Press service clarified.

The airport functioned under the record-breaking traffic conditions in the second half of the summer. For the first time in history, the monthly ridership flow exceeded a million of passengers, the daily traffic reached unprecedented 44 thousand of people and the number of accommodated and assigned flights grew to 250 a day.

Moreover, the direct flight to Vladivostok was also launched from Simferopol for the first time in the history of the airport.

Reference: KIA