Satu Mare airport ranks 11th when it comes to passengers, ranking above Maramures and Constanta.
Satu Mare International Airport, according to first quarter statistics, recorded 10,544 passengers, managing to overtake Constanța county, where 10,364 passengers were reported. It also far outstripped Băneasa, Arad and Tulcea airports in 2022. On the other hand, the neighbouring county’s „Maramureș” International Airport is at the bottom of the national ranking.
The first quarter of 2022 saw 3.1 million passengers, up more than 250% compared to 2021, with most passengers choosing to travel to/from Henri Coandă Bucharest International Airport, followed by Avram Iancu Cluj International Airport, Iasi International Airport and „Traian Vuia” Timisoara International Airport respectively.
Official data shows that passenger traffic has tripled compared to last year at national level. Thus, almost 3.1 million passengers were reported in the first three months of the year, compared to less than 1 million in the first quarter of 2021.