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2018’s Busiest Private Jet Airports

We’ve taken a look at Europe’s busiest private jet airports for 2018 based on the amount of traffic each airport handles.
 
Within the top 10 airports in Europe, 3 of these are based in London; Luton, Farnborough & Biggin Hill.
The 2018 statistics, provided by WingX-advance show that London has seen a marked increase in private jet traffic. The real success stories here are Biggin Hill airport in south east London and Farnborough to the west which have seen a 11.9% and 14.6% increase in traffic respectively.
TAG FBO at Farnborough Airport
 
Of the top 10, surprisingly only 3 of the busiest private jet airports in Europe are exclusive to private jets only, these are; Paris Le Bourget, London Farnborough and London Biggin Hill Airport.
 
The rest of the top 10 is made up of capital cities and classic jet set locations that you might expect to be popular, check out the full list below and the number of private jet “movements” they had during 2018.
 
RANK CODE AIRPORT MOVEMENTS ANNUAL GROWTH
1 (1) LFBP Paris Le Bourget 54,054 4.8%
2 (2) LFMN Nice Cote D’Azur 35,662 0.4%
3 (3) LSGG Geneva 34,002 -1.1%
4 (4) EGGW London Luton 28,082 -4.2%
5 (6) EGLF London Farnborough 28,056 14.6%
6 (5) LSZH Zurich 24,968 0.0%
7 (7) LIML Milan Linate 19,604 1.2%
8 (8) UUWW Moscow Vnukovo 18,860 -1.4%
9 (10) EGKB London Biggin Hill 17,178 11.9%
10 (9) LIRA Rome Ciampino 16,194 -3.2%
11 (11) LOWW Vienna Schwechat 15,062 -1.7%
12 (12) EDDM Munich Munchen 14,776 -0.3%
13 (14) EDDS Stuttgart 13,808 -3.3%
14 (13) LFMD Cannes Mandelieu 13,718 -1.2%
15 (17) EDDB Berlin Schoenefeld 13,182 7.7%
16 (15) LEPA Palma de Mallorca 13,034 2.0%
17 (16) LEMD Madrid Barajas 12,538 1.6%
18 (19) LKPR Prague Vaclav Havel 12,224 1.7%
19 (18) LEIB Ibiza 12,178 2.6%
20 (-) LEBL Barcelona 11,274 5.6%
 
Each “movement” means either 1 take off or 1 landing, considering the numbers Paris Le Bourget was the clear winner for yet another year. However, when you add up movements per city, London dwarfs Paris by almost 20,000 movements.
Signature FBO at Biggin Hill Airport
 
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