Balearic airports closed the first quarter with over 4 million passengers, 30% more than in 2022. Menorca and Ibiza airports have experienced the highest growth compared to the year before the pandemic

The airports of the Balearic Islands closed the first quarter of this year with a total of 4,056,296 passengers. This means a growth of almost 30% over last year and just over 5% more than in 2019, before the pandemic. This is shown by Aena data.

By airports, more than 3.1 million passengers passed through Palma airport between January and March this year, 2.3% more than in 2019 and 31% more than last year. Those of Menorca and Ibiza have experienced the highest growth with respect to 2019: 291,416 passengers have passed through Menorca, nearly 15% more, while more than 678,000 passengers have passed through Ibiza, 14.5% more than before the pandemic.


Son Sant Joan is the airport with the highest passenger traffic: 7 out of 10 passengers arriving in the Balearic Islands have passed through the Majorcan airport. According to Aena data, of the 1.3 million passengers who arrived in March, 658,546 were domestic and 685,243 were international. The state travelers are followed by Germany, with 376,478 passengers and the United Kingdom, with 129,031 travelers.


Ibiza Airport recorded a total of 284,996 passengers last March, 18.7% more than in the same month of 2019 and 21.4% more than in 2022.

By country, Spain is the market that contributed the most passengers, with 236,590 passengers, grew by 9.8% compared to March 2019 and 17.3% compared to the same month of 2022. In second position is the United Kingdom, with 13,271 passengers (+168.9% and +57.2%), and in third, the Netherlands, with 12,145 (+13.8% and +25.1%).


Menorca Airport closed March with a total of 119,873 passengers, which is 11.9% more than in the same month of 2019 and 22.8% more than in 2022. The domestic market registered 112,684 travelers (+8.7% than 2019 and +22.6% than last year), while the international market added 7,161 (+136% and +25.7%).