Statistics

Main airlines

Main airlines in 2017
Rank Airline Passengers
1  Vueling 17,174,966
2  Ryanair 6,962,954
3  EasyJet 3,143,891
4  Norwegian 1,586,744
5  Lufthansa 1,425,433
6  Iberia 1,338,263
7  Air Europa 1,052,286
8  British Airways 843,648
9  Air France 777,655
10  Wizz Air 768,044
11  KLM 574,985
12  Transavia 572,902
13  TAP Portugal 555,243
14  Emirates 551,008
15  Eurowings 542,492

Busiest international routes

Busiest International Routes May 2018 – April 2019
Rank Airport Passengers
1  London Gatwick 1,601,106
2  Amsterdam Schiphol 1,409,930
3  Rome Fiumicino 1,369,460
4  Paris Charles de Gaulle 1,322,851
5  Paris Orly 1,171,115
6  Frankfurt International 1,023,539
7  Brussels National 949,390
8  Lisbon 933,741
9  Munich F.J.Strauss 867,585
10  Milan Malpensa 827,749
11  London Heathrow 785,163
12  Zürich International 658,061
13  Geneva Cointrin 640,092
14  Porto 632,551
15  Dublin 607,340
16  Dubai 529,322
17  Vienna 524,909
18  London Stansted 512,723
19  Venice Marco Polo 510,353
20  Copenhagen Kastrup 486,958
21  Berlin Schönefeld 472,864
22  Moscow Sheremetyevo 463,649
23  Prague 441,511
24  Tel Aviv Ben Gurion 431,611
25  Manchester 421,376

Barcelona Airport cargo volume progression (1999-2017)

Passenger Volume
Year Passengers %
1963 1,000,000
1977 5,000,000
1990 9,205,000
1991 9,145,000 -0.7
1992 10,196,000 +11.5
1993 9,999,000 -2.0
1994 10,647,285 +6.5
1995 11,727,814 +10.1
1996 13,434,679 +14.6
1997 15,065,724 +12.1
1998 16,194,805 +7.3
1999 17,421,938 +7.6
2000 19,809,567 +13.8
2001 20,745,536 +4.7
2002 21,348,211 +2.9
2003 22,752,667 +6.6
2004 24,558,138 +7.9
2005 27,152,745 +10.6
2006 30,008,152 +10.5
2007 32,898,249 +9.6
2008 30,208,134 -8.2
2009 27,311,765 -9.4
2010 29,209,595 +6.5
2011 34,398,226 +17.8
2012 35,144,503 +2.2
2013 35,216,828 +0.2
2014 37,559,044 +6.7
2015 39,711,276 +5.7
2016 44,154,693 +11.2
2017 47,284,500 +7.1
2018 50,172,457 +6.1
2019 (Jan-Jun) 24,820,957 +5.5

Source: Aeroport de Barcelona, AENA.

Operations Volume
Year Operations %
1999 233,609
2000 255,913 +9.5
2001 273,119 +6.3
2002 271,023 -0.8
2003 282,021 +4.1
2004 291,369 +3.3
2005 307,798 +5.6
2006 327,636 +6.4
2007 352,501 +7.6
2008 321,491 -8.8
2009 278,965 -13.3
2010 277,832 -0.4
2011 303,054 +9.1
2012 290,004 -4.3
2013 276,497 -4,7
2014 283,850 +2,7
2015 288,878 +1,8
2016 307,864 +6,6
2017 323,539 +5,1
2018 335,651 +3.7
2019 (Jan-Jun) 165,667 +3.5
Cargo Volume
Year Tonnes %
1999 88,217
2000 88,269 +2.4
2001 81,882 -7.8
2002 75,905 -7.3
2003 70,118 -7.6
2004 84,985 +21.2
2005 90,446 +6.4
2006 93,404 +3.3
2007 96,770 +3.6
2008 104,329 +7.7
2009 89,813 -13.6
2010 104,279 +16.1
2011 96,572 -7.4
2012 96,522 -0.1
2013 100,288 +3.9
2014 102,692 +2.4
2015 117,219 +14.1
2016 132,754 +13.3
2017 156,105 +14.9
2018 172,939 +10.8
2019 (Jan-Jun) 83,679 +3.1