Since the German reunification, Leipzig/Halle Airport has experienced a fast-paced development in traffic. While in 1990 there were only just under 275,000 passengers, there were more than a million passengers by 1992. This number doubled by 1995. This positive trend continued during the following years.
Leipzig/Halle Airport registered growth of four percent in passenger traffic; 2,192,145 air travellers passed through the airport in 2016. The aircraft movements between January and December 64,492 meant a slight decline of 0.9 percent. Freight volumes set a new record for the twelfth year in succession. Leipzig/Halle handled 1,052,372.4 tonnes in all, which represented an increase of 6.5 percent.
Development in overview
Development of aircraft movements (arrivals and departures)
Development of passengers
Development of air freight and air mail (in tonnes)