March was another record month at both Cork and Dublin airports with 181,000 and 2.48 million passengers respectively travelling through the gateways, according to operator, daa.
Last weekend, Cork Airport surpassed 500,000 passengers in the year to date. As Munster’s busiest airport, Cork Airport is set to welcome a total of 2.5 million passengers over the course of the full year.
March passenger figures at Cork Airport reflect a 10.4% increase on the same period last year and a 4.6% increase on March 2019.
Meanwhile, a total of 2.48 million passengers went through Dublin Airport in March. That was 30,000 passengers higher than the number which went through in the previous busiest March in 2019 and 33% higher than in March 2022.
This is the third consecutive month of record passenger numbers at the country’s biggest airport.