Passenger numbers at Liszt Ferenc International reached 538,074 in July, double the number measured in June and close to the total number in the first half of this year, operator Budapest Airport said on Wednesday.
Passenger numbers in January-June reached 604,000, Budapest Airport noted.
The July figure accounts for 34 percent of passenger numbers in July 2019, a year when the airport registered record high turnover.
Passenger numbers averaged around 18,000 a day in July, up from around 10,000 in June and from 2,000-3,000 in the first four months of the year, Budapest Airport said.
Cargo turnover exceeded 15,000 tonnes in July, up 40 percent from a year earlier, and in the January-July period it amounted to more than 100,000 tonnes.
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