Record day at Heathrow despite decline

12 July 2010

Latest traffic statistics for June show a slight decline in traffic on the same month the previous year. Despite the decline, Heathrow set a new daily record of 1,385 movements on 29 June.  The last record day at the airport was on 24 June 2008, when it had 1,383 movements.

Overall there were 198,063 flights in UK controlled airspace, as against 200,914 the previous year.  All centres showed declines except Oceanic, where traffic was nearly the same as the previous year.  All markets declined except transatlantic overflights, which increased by 4.4% on 2009. Full details are below.

Jun 2010 Jun 2009 % gr 2010 to Date 2009 to Date % gr
UK FLIGHTS 198,063 200,914 -1.4% 997,592 1,078,490 -7.5%
CENTRES
Swanwick 171,254 174,398 -1.8% 860,567 929,490 -7.4%
Prestwick 81,839 84,122 -2.7% 405,290 452,865 -10.5%
London Area Control 163,761 166,139 -1.4% 818,232 883,225 -7.4%
London Terminal Control 109,563 113,069 -3.1% 576,517 617,901 -6.7%
Manchester Area Control Centre 43,360 45,237 -4.1% 213,734 241,281 -11.4%
Scottish Area Control Centre 49,207 49,995 -1.6% 247,393 273,224 -9.5%
Oceanic Area Control Centre (Shanwick) 36,437 36,429 0.0% 180,540 191,780 -5.9%
MARKET
Transatlantic Arrivals/Departures 10,989 11,245 -2.3% 57,073 61,069 -6.5%
Transatlantic Overflights 17,910 17,155 4.4% 85,450 90,998 -6.1%
Other Arrivals/Departures 122,120 124,281 -1.7% 609,248 654,758 -7.0%
Other Overflights 9,609 9,823 -2.2% 46,426 54,141 -14.2%
Domestic 36,948 38,074 -3.0% 196,249 215,045 -8.7%
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