- Passenger numbers: 2,155,387, -24.3%;
- Domestic: 127,294, -8.9%;
- International: 2,028,093, -25.1%;
- Cargo volume: 160,920, -13.1%;
- Aircraft movements: 14,265, -10.6%;
- Domestic: 1535, +2.7%;
- International: 12,730, -12%;
- Fuel supplied: 338,187, -15.9%.
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