Sharjah International Airport to Welcome 13 Million Passengers in 2022, a 85% Increase

Data released by Sharjah International Airport showed that passenger numbers through it increased by 85 percent in 2022 to 13 million passengers, up from 7 million passengers a year earlier.

The airport said in a statement that passenger numbers last year rose to pre-pandemic levels.

The statement indicated that air traffic increased by 52%, from 57.7 thousand to 87.5 thousand flights in 2022.

Handling volume at Sharjah Airport increased to 170,000 tonnes last year, up from 140,000 tonnes in 2021, a 21 percent increase.