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Srinagar airport registers record single-day flights, passengers

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Srinagar: The Srinagar airport today handled 7,524 arrivals and 5,244 departures today while as its highest number of per day passengers at 15,200 was recorded on Monday, with 7,305 arrivals, officials said.

A tweet from Srinagar Airport official twitter handle read:

“Our traffic on 12 Ape 2022

“Arrivals: 7,524 passengers on 44 flights

“Departures: 5,244 passengers on 44 flights

“Total: 12,768 passengers on 88 flights.”

They highlighted that the number of flights have increased to the only civilian airport in Kashmir due to an influx of tourists who are escaping the heat of the plains.

“This (15,199) is the highest number of per day passengers and (102) flights handled at the Srinagar airport on any given day,” an official said about the the Monday traffic.

The officials of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) said 7,305 passengers arrived at the Srinagar airport on Monday in 51 flights while 7,894 passengers flew out on the same number of flights.

While the number of flights have been increasing steadily over the past two weeks, the airport had registered its busiest day in terms of passengers on March 29 when 15,014 persons travelled through the airport.


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