The Busan regional headquarters of the Korea Airports Corporation announced the number of passengers who used Gimhae Airport exceeded 9.34 million people prior to the 23rd of November this year.
The number is expected to surpass the 10 million mark in the middle of December. The figure is much higher than previously predicted.
Gimhae Airport has recorded a 8.15% increase in passengers on the annual average for the past 5 years, with 6.87 million passengers in 2009 and 9.67 million in 2013.
International flights have seen a particularly large increase of 12.5%.
The rapid growth of Air Busan, which operates out of Gimhae Airport, and the new services available from low-cost foreign airlines have been stated as reasons for the increase in traffic.
Source: Busan eFM News
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