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Edinburgh Airport is the gateway to Scotland, serving 14.7 million passengers in 2019. The 6th busiest airport in the UK and largest in Scotland in terms of passenger numbers, Edinburgh caters to business and leisure passengers alike. With a finance hub second only to London in the UK, 41% of Edinburgh’s domestic passengers fly for business purposes, whilst Edinburgh’s art & culture attracts an international audience of 91% leisure travellers. As the festival capital of the world, passengers from across the globe come to witness the vast array of performances year-round.

Edinburgh Airport was named ‘UK Airport of the Year’ in 2018 at the National Transport Awards, and they also became the first airport in Scotland to achieve an ‘Autism Friendly Award’ in recognition of the accessible and supportive environment created for autistic passengers.

 

Source: Edinburgh 2019

14,700,000

Total Passengers per year

151

Destinations

1h 23m

Dwell time

Top destinations

Heathrow

Stansted

Gatwick

London City

Amsterdam

Dublin

Passenger profiles

Gender

Male 0

Female 0

Residency

UK 0

Foreign 0

Age

55+ 0

45 – 54 0

35 – 44 0

25 – 34 0

16–24 0

Destination by country groups

UK 0

Other EU 0

North America 0

Central and South America 0

Africa and Middle East 0

Asia 0

Australasia 0

Socio-economic group

AB 0

C1 0

C2 0

DE 0

Passenger Type

Business 0

Leisure 0

Passenger numbers

MonthDepartingArriving
Jan-19447,603470,208
Feb-19468,342467,301
Mar-19555,092546,372
Apr-19612,518640,092
May-19693,466676,121
Jun-19709,053695,220
Jul-19746,750755,811
Aug-19738,459733,650
Sep-19684,026690,984
Oct-19642,513663,964
Nov-19500,158499,276
Dec-19538,820508,614
Total7,336,8007,347,613

Airlines

Retailers

Edinburgh’s retail offering is perfectly suited to its upmarket audience. The airport staple World Duty Free is ever-popular, and luxury retailers including Hugo Boss and Jo Malone create a luxurious Departure Lounge setting.