Monthly traffic figures
Every month we publish our traffic figures with passenger numbers and airline movements.
Here you can find our monthly traffic figures from 2015 onwards.
You can also visit our Gatwick by numbers page for other facts and stats about the airport.
April 2017 - issued 10 May 2017
Record breaking April as Gatwick adds 500,000 passengers
- 3.8 million passengers travelled through the airport in April, +15% on April 2016
- Long-haul growth +23% consequently driving impressive cargo growth of +27.2%
- To celebrate the busiest-ever April in Gatwick’s history, today a video has been released showing a day in the life of the world’s busiest runway
Gatwick Airport achieved an impressive 3.8 million passengers travelling through the airport this April, +15% on 2016, and marking 50 months of consecutive growth.
The airport benefitted from the whole of the Easter school holiday falling in April, with an additional 496,200 passengers passing through the airport.