The early forecast of “Rīga” Airport was realized – in 2007 at least 3 100 000 passengers were served. By October of last year the airport had already overtaken the total number of passengers served in 2006, which was 2 495 020.
In December 2007 the airport was used by 243 546 passengers, which is 22.2% more than in December 2006. In the last year “Rīga” Airport was busiest during the summer, in July and August. Although the tourist peak season was drawing to a close, in September also the number of passengers served remained high.
Last year for the first time in its history the airport served its 3000000th passenger within one calendar year, the passenger in question arrived in Riga from Berlin on December 10 on an “EasyJet” flight.