Italy's Gemina stated (04-Jan-2013) Rome Fiumicino is a congested airport with 37.1 million passengers in 2012 (37.7 million in 2011) against 35 million nominal terminal capacity. Alitalia still holds 45.1% share of 2012 traffic at the airport (down from 46.5% in 2011 when it accounted for 42.5%). In 2012 resilient international traffic (+0.6%) only partially offset weak domestic traffic (-7.9%) on Italy’s weak economy to produce an overall traffic slowdown of 2.2% (Fiumicino and Ciampino). In 2005-2011, Rome Fiumicino has seen CAGR of 4.7% with CAGR growth of 3.4% from 2001 to 2012. Passenger traffic in ADR’s airports is forecast to grow "steadily" in the coming years, for a forecast 98 million passengers in 2045, up from a forecast 45 million in 2015, 48 million in 2020, 64 million in 2025, 78 million in 2030, 87 million in 2030 and 95 million in 2035. [more - original PR]
Rome Fiumicino pax exceeds nominal terminal capacity, growth to continue to 98 million pax in 2045
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