Record high passenger flow registered in the first days of arrival of EEF-2016 participants
Yesterday, on August 31, Vladivostok International Airport handled 8,300 passengers. This is the airport’s new record high. Its previous record high was registered on August 12, 2016 when JSC “VIA” handled 7,900 travelers.
Guests of the II Eastern Economic Forum began arriving in Vladivostok International Airport on August 30, 2016. Yesterday, on August 31, total passenger flow in the airport was 8,300 people. This is a 44-% increase on the same period a year ago. 5,800 passengers were handled on August 31, 2015. It should also be noted here that the passenger flow on the peak day of arrivals to the Eastern Economic Forum in 2015 was 7,700 people.
In total, JSC “VIA” served 69 incoming and outgoing flights in the past 24 hours. This figure included 12 business jet flights carrying representatives of foreign governmental bodies and business communities, Russian ministries, accompanying persons and journalists of federal media.
A peak day of arrivals is expected today, on September 1. The airport will serve a record high number of flights on its premises. The preliminary flight operations plan includes 73 incoming and outgoing flights of which 31 flights will be performed by business jets with official persons on their board.
Aircrafts of various airlines from Japan, China, UAE and USA will keep arriving to Vladivostok Airport during the day.
It should be noted that the airport’s daily throughput capacity is 9,500 people and its baggage handling system is designed for handling and screening of up to 2,700 baggage pieces per hour. JSC “VIA” is redundant in terms of reserve throughput capacity and demonstrates a high level of services up to international standards during peak days of the forum’s guests and participants arrival.
It should be noted that the airport is operating in its normal mode. The work of its operating units and production divisions is organized such a way that meeting of the forum’s delegates not to affect regular passenger flights operated by the airport.
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JSC “Vladivostok International Airport” (JSC “VIA”) is one of the leading Far Eastern airports in terms of passenger traffic. In 2015 the airport served 1 million 698 thousand passengers. Route network of the airport includes over 30 destinations flights to which are performed by leading Russian and foreign air companies. The airport has been approved to receive all types of aircraft. Runway is equipped in compliance with ICAO II category. Comfort level of new terminal designed for 3.5 million passengers complies with IATA “C” level.