Press release

Published: 14 February 2023, 15:37

BER off to a good start in 2023
1.3 million passengers used Berlin Brandenburg Airport in January

Berlin Brandenburg Airport got off to a good start in 2023 with more than one million passengers in the first calendar month.

Around 1.3 million passengers were welcomed at BER in January 2023. As expected, passenger numbers decreased slightly after the holidays compared to the previous month of December with 1.53 million passengers. BER counted just under 800,000 passengers in January of last year. In the pre-pandemic year 2019, passenger traffic in January was around 2.4 million.

11,046 aircraft took off and landed at BER in the first month of the year. Aircraft movements in the previous month of December amounted to 12,180. There were around 9,100 take-offs and landings in same period last year. BER counted 22,300 aircraft movements in January 2019.

A total of around 2,400 tonnes of air cargo were handled last month. In the same month in 2022, it was around 2,300 tonnes; in January 2019, it was around 2,600 tonnes.

Further information for download 

The January 2023 traffic report with the final figures is available online: Traffic statistics

The monthly aircraft noise report will be available online at the end of the month: Aircraft Noise Monthly Report (german)

The graphic with the aircraft movements in January for individual flight routes from both runways at BER is available here: Aircraft movements in January

Statistics Traffic Report Infographic
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