BY CHRONICLE STAFF
Bogota’s international airport El Dorado is Latin America’s largest in terms of cargo traffic, while Mexico City’s Benito Juarez airport is the largest in passenger traffic and aircraft movements, according to the first annual ranking of Latin America’s Top 50 Airports from Latin Business Chronicle based on data from Swiss-based Airports Council International (ACI).
And despite the economic crisis in Venezuela, Caracas’ Simon Bolivar airport posted the strongest growth in cargo traffic last year, in percentage terms, according to a Latin Business Chronicle analysis.
CARGO: BOGOTA KING
All but six of the top 50 airports posted declines in cargo last year. In total, all airports in Latin America and the Caribbean posted an 11.4 percent decline in cargo last year to 4.2 million tons, according to ACI.
El Dorado last year moved ...
Keywords: Aircraft Movements, Cargo, Lima, Mexico City, Passengers, Pisco, Punta Cana, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
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