As per the Airport Authority of India (AAI) report, Hubballi Airport has managed to retain 3rd place as far as Number of passengers is concerned (in September 2022).
Airport Authority of India has released Air traffic statistics for the month of September-2022. As per the reports; 22,913 passengers used Hubballi Airport during the month of September-2022.
23,670 passengers had used Hubballi Airport in the month of August-2022. Hubballi Airport registered a decrease of nearly 3% as far as number of passengers compared to the last month.
The airport registered 451 flight movements in the month of September-2022. Hubballi had handled 443 flights during August-2022. An increase of 1.8% in flight movements is observed.
The airport handled 4MT of Cargo in the month of September-2022. Hubballi had handled the same 4MT of Cargo during August-2022.
During the same month last year (September-2021), Hubballi Airport had handled 482 flight movements and 17,956 passengers. The airport had handled 3 MT of Cargo during the same month.
Hubballi Airport was the 3rd busiest Airport in Karnataka during pre-covid times. However, Belagavi Airport overtook HBX due to Udan-3 benefits.
It is worth mentioning that with only 74 seater ATR’s and 50 seater Embraer E145’s in operation, Hubballi has managed to retain 3rd place in Karnataka.
Also, Number of flight movements in Hubballi (451) is a lot lesser than the flight movements of Belagavi (472).