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.
August 2017 - issued 11 September 2017
Long haul surge takes Gatwick past 8 million summer holiday passengers for first time ever
- 4.9m passengers travelled through Gatwick in August marking the airport’s busiest ever month (up 2.1%) with +25.6% growth in cargo
- 8.1 million passengers travelled through Gatwick in the biggest-ever school summer holidays
- Long-haul destinations +11.1% in August
London Gatwick has achieved the busiest school summer holidays in its history with 8.1 million passengers travelling through the airport over the seven-week period. This is a 2.1% increase on 2016 and the first time Gatwick has ever reached the eight million passengers mark during the summer break.