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Facts and figures

Operating Hours

  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Passenger statistics

  • Passengers per year: 9.8 million (2013)
  • Average of 26,850 passengers a day
  • Airlines and Aircraft Movements
  • Airlines: Over 40
  • Total aircraft movements: 104,000 a year
  • Average of 285 flights a day
  • Aircraft types: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 737, 757, 767, Airbus A319, A320, A321, Dash 8, Embraer 135, 145, Fokker 100, F70, BAE 146, Avro RJ100, ATR72, Saab 340.

Facilities

  • Number of runways: 2
  • Runway length: Runway 06/24 (main runway) - 2,560m long. Runway 12/30 (crosswind runway) - 1,976m
  • Number of terminals: 1

Investment and economic contribution

  • In last 10 years: Over £260 million
  • In next 10 years: Over £240 million
  • Employs: 2,500 (400 are Edinburgh Airport Limited employees)
  • Cargo: 10,250 tonnes air cargo per year
  • Recent investments include a new £11 million air traffic control tower, and £19 million south east pier extension
  • Planned investments include a £40 million terminal extension, doubling the size of the departure lounge. The development will provide new state of the art security facilities and more relaxation space, including a wider choice of bars, shops and restaurants.

Destinations

Top ten destinations (in order)

  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick
  • Amsterdam
  • Dublin
  • London City
  • Stansted
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Paris CDG
  • Luton

Top ten UK destinations (in order)

  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick
  • London City
  • Stansted
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Luton
  • Belfast International
  • Southampton
  • Belfast City

Top ten international destinations (in order)

  • Amsterdam
  • Dublin
  • Paris CDG
  • Frankfurt
  • Alicante
  • Geneva
  • Palma Mallorca
  • New York (Newark)
  • Tenerife
  • Copenhagen

Most popular long-haul destination

  • New York, USA

Most popular country to fly to

  • Spain

Number of flights to London (average)

  • Per week: 289
  • Per day: 42

Opened:

  • 1977

Owned and Operated by:

  • GIP
  • Chief Executive - Gordon Dewar

Annual review 2012

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