In 10 months of 2007 Riga airport handled by 27.1% more passengers than in the same period last year. In October the number of passengers handled in 10 months exceeded total of 2006 or 2 495 020 passengers.
In September “Riga International Airport” handled 305 559 passengers, while in October the number dropped to 296 654. Considering that the active tourism season is coming to an end the number is still evaluated as high.
It is forecasted that by the end of 2007 Riga airport would handle three million passengers per year for the first time in its history.