In February, the airports of the Canary Islands welcomed 3,560,704 passengers, which represents an increase of 6.1% over the same month in 2017.
Of the total commercial passengers, 2.39 million correspond to international routes, traffic that almost repeats the same figures last year, plus 1.10 million domestic flights, which have contributed to 22% more air travellers.
Gran Canaria had the highest passenger numbers with 1,125,270 passengers with an increase of 7.1%, followed by Tenerife South with 928,910 passengers with an increase of 0.9%.
Lanzarote had 547,211 passengers with an increase of 2.7%, Fuerteventura had 476,887 passengers with an increase of 8.5%, Tenerife North with 359,285 passengers with an increase of 21.1%, La Palma with 104,754 passengers with an increase of 3.6%, El Hierro with 15,856 passengers with an increase of 42.5%, and La Gomera with 2,531 passengers with an increase of 8.6%.
Overall, there was an increase of 26.2% of national passenger traffic, and slightly less international passenger traffic at -3.7%.
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