Major airports handled 1.6 million passengers in 2005

THE SIX largest Slovak airports transported 1,643,582 passengers last year, which was 41.4 percent more than in 2004.

Flight numbers grew last year by 8.4 percent to 69,161 takeoffs and landings. The volume of cargo transported dropped by 46 percent y/y to less than 4,000 tons and the volume of mail cargo posted a 68-percent decrease to 310 tons, according to a regular report prepared by the Transport Ministry.

The airports include facilities in Bratislava, Košice, Žilina, Poprad, Sliač, and Piešťany.

Further growth is expected this year, as the Bratislava airport alone is heading towards two million passengers.

The airports registered 1,162,372 passengers in 2004, the SITA news agency wrote.

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