Global Airport Passenger Traffic Rose 2.9% in August

Following is a table showing global passenger traffic at airports around the world from the Airports Council International (ACI) in Geneva.

ACI gathers figures from over 1600 member airports in 175 countries. The CHART compares ACI cargo (BLUE Line), and ACI passenger traffic (GRAY line).

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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March       YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       2011
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                ---------------------- Passengers YoY% ------------------------
Total             2.9%    5.0%    4.8%    6.6%   11.0%    2.0%       4.8%
 Africa         -15.2%   -7.1%  -11.3%  -16.5%  -10.1%  -18.2%     -14.9%
 Asia Pacific     3.6%    5.5%    4.1%    5.9%    4.9%    0.5%       3.8%
 Europe           4.5%    6.7%    6.7%    8.0%   27.3%    3.4%       8.3%
 Latin America    3.5%   10.0%    9.4%   15.3%   15.5%   10.0%       8.2%
 Middle East      9.2%    7.7%    8.9%    6.7%   10.7%    4.0%      11.4%
 North America    1.8%    2.5%    3.3%    5.1%    2.1%    2.2%       2.7%
International     4.3%    6.7%    6.2%    7.4%   17.7%    2.1%       6.5%
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March       YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       2011
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                ---------------------- Passengers YoY% ------------------------
 Africa         -20.3%  -11.6%  -14.2%  -19.6%  -13.5%  -22.8%     -21.9%
 Asia Pacific     7.5%   10.4%    6.5%    9.8%    6.0%    1.4%       5.6%
 Europe           4.9%    7.6%    7.7%    8.3%   31.0%    3.7%       9.0%
 Latin America    2.9%    4.8%    4.4%   10.8%   11.3%    7.0%       5.8%
 Middle East      9.3%    6.2%    8.8%    6.7%   10.5%    3.8%      10.8%
 North America    4.0%    4.1%    4.4%    7.8%    7.6%    3.9%       4.9%
Domestic          1.7%    3.5%    3.6%    5.7%    5.6%    1.9%       3.4%
 Africa          -4.7%    2.7%   -6.2%   -8.8%   -3.8%  -10.2%      -2.8%
 Asia Pacific     1.2%    2.5%    2.5%    3.2%    4.3%   -0.1%       2.7%
 Europe           2.7%    3.7%    3.6%    7.3%   17.0%    2.5%       5.6%
 Latin America    4.4%   11.9%   11.2%   16.7%   17.3%   11.5%       9.5%
 North America    1.5%    2.2%    3.1%    4.3%    0.9%    1.9%       2.2%
                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
Total          331.710 347.837 310.908 270.003 303.348 295.037   2331.775
 Africa          7.041   9.396   7.643   5.635   8.403   7.672     49.293
 Asia Pacific   79.102  80.383  68.593  61.146  85.947  82.493    572.339
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March       YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       2011
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                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
 Europe        120.222 129.753 112.580 107.666 100.786  85.114    787.139
 Latin America  22.350  25.289  19.086  19.944  22.560  22.559    172.375
 Middle East     2.141   4.741   8.102   7.248   8.156   6.948     16.850
 North America 100.853  98.275  94.904  68.365  77.496  90.251    733.779
International  158.638 169.739 149.537 137.954 143.328 129.611   1064.290
 Africa          4.521   6.319   4.901   4.104   5.280   4.703     29.112
 Asia Pacific   32.201  31.994  29.160  25.685  32.697  31.825    234.088
 Europe         95.557 101.760  87.097  82.919  76.471  63.422    608.220
 Latin America   5.569   6.625   4.004   4.562   6.610   6.912     44.728
 Middle East     2.027   4.383   7.692   6.854   7.769   6.587     15.754
 North America  18.764  18.658  16.684  13.830  14.500  16.161    132.387
Domestic       169.221 173.466 157.293 128.099 157.480 162.860   1237.386
 Africa          2.439   2.897   2.647   1.442   3.031   2.857     19.566
 Asia Pacific   46.020  47.415  38.655  34.780  52.192  49.593    331.465
 Europe         24.691  27.577  25.103  24.438  23.990  21.393    178.760
 Latin America  16.206  17.911  14.528  14.760  15.324  14.985    122.846
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                  Aug.    July    June     May   April   March       YTD
                  2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011       2011
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                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
 North America  79.866  77.667  76.360  52.680  62.943  74.034    584.750
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Note: Total figures take into account international plus domestic passengers

plus direct transit passengers counted once.

Results are based on participating airports which make up about 70% of

traffic worldwide.

Source: Airports Council International

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