Ben-Gurion Airport October traffic tops 1 million

In total, just over 1 million passengers flew into and out of the airport, bringing the total for the year to 8,750,363, more than 14% above numbers from the same time period last year.

Ben Gurion 248.88 (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Ben Gurion 248.88
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Some 983,491 international travelers on 6,766 flights passed through Ben-Gurion Airport in October, an increase of 18.4 percent above numbers from October 2006, the Israel Airports Authority reported on Monday. The number of domestic travelers also increased, as 35,725 passengers departed from or arrived at Ben-Gurion, a jump of 15.5% from October 2006. In total, just over 1 million passengers flew into and out of the airport, bringing the total for the year to 8,750,363, more than 14% above numbers from the same time period last year.