We publish our traffic figures quarterly. They include the latest three months data, plus a year-on-year comparison for overall passenger numbers, cargo and air transport movements. They also incorporate commentary.

Before 2019, we published our data monthly, and you can find historical data below. You can also visit our Gatwick key facts page for more information about the Gatwick Airport.

April - June 2019

Q1 passenger figures: robust start to financial year as Gatwick celebrates growth

  • 12.5m passengers travelled through Gatwick Q1 April - June 2019
  • Total passenger numbers +1.70% year-on-year, with long-haul +2.2%
  • Responding to passenger demand Qatar Airways adds five new weekly flights to Doha

London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever start to a financial year, as passenger numbers grew by +1.7% in Q1, compared to 2018, as 12.5 million passengers travelled through in the first three months of the 2019 – 2020 financial year.

Long-haul growth was also strong in Q1, up +2.2%. North Atlantic routes drove this busiest-ever start to a calendar year with Tampa +58%, Winnipeg +29%, Calgary +28%, New York +28% and Orlando +15%. While further afield passengers to Doha increased +190%, Colombo +151% and Buenos Aires +58%.

Read the full press release 

2019 traffic figures

January to March 2019