Traffic Figures

Overall Passenger Traffic 2016

In 2016, just over 1.7 million passengers passed through the airport, a 2% increase on 2015.

Terminal traffic, i.e. passengers who began or ended their journey at Shannon, increased by 2% on 2015 to over 1.6 million.

Passenger Traffic Breakdown



Transatlantic traffic increased by 4% to just over 395,000 passengers.

European traffic decreased by -5% to over 495,000 passengers and UK traffic increased by 7% to over 755,000.

2016 Passenger Traffic Breakdown



Three Year Summary of Passenger Traffic Figures

This table shows the breakdown of passenger numbers across all market segments for the last 3 years.

  2014 2015 2016
Transatlantic 373,161
381,150
397,353
Great Britain 728,726
711,810
758,371
Europe 427,887 524,410
497,808
Domestic  6,002 5,075 4,729
Transit  103,539 92,427
90,674
Total  1,639,345 1,714,872  1,748,935