In the first seven months of 2018, Croatia's nine airports recorded nearly six million passengers, up 11.5 percent on the year, including nearly two million in July alone (+7.4 percent y-o-y), the national statistics office reported on Thursday.
In July 2018, Split airport recorded the highest number of passengers, 692,000, up 6 percent on the year.
Dubrovnik was second with 470,500 passengers (+7 percent on the year), while Zagreb was third with 378,100 passengers (+8.1 percent).
The highest number of foreign passengers came from Germany, the UK, France, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Spain, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.
Also in July 2018, Croatian airports recorded 19,500 flights, up 6.6 percent compared to July 2017, while 69,400 flights were recorded in the first seven months of the year (+7 percent on the year).
In July, airports recorded a cargo turnover of 1,157 tonnes, up 25.5 percent on the year, while in the first seven months of 2018, cargo turnover jumped 51 percent compared to the same period in 2017, to nearly 7,000 tonnes.