High season heats up traffic at Belo Horizonte Airport

Around 1 million passengers are expected by the end of January, due to increased connectivity and expansion of the air network

​About 1 million passengers are expected to pass through BH Airport this month, evidencing a 25% growth compared to January 2022. In relation to the same pre-pandemic period (January 2020), this index represents a resumption of 94 %. Between landings and takeoffs, BH Airport expects to operate 8,700 aircraft this month. On the peak day alone, January 2, the international terminal in Minas Gerais recorded a flow of over 31,000 passengers and handled almost 2,000 aircraft, between landings and takeoffs.

During the high season, the period between December 1, 2022 and January 31, 2023, BH Airport is expected to receive approximately 2 million passengers, demonstrating the progressive evolution in movement compared to previous years, despite the impact of the Covid pandemic -19 in operations. In the high season 2021/2022, BH Airport received around 1.8 million passengers. In the same period from 2020 to 2021, the flow was around 1.3 million. The goal for 2023 is to close the year with a movement of 11.3 million, reaching pre-pandemic levels.

In addition to the increased frequency of flights to coastal cities in high season, passengers have new options for destinations in the cities of Juiz de Fora, Paracatu, Patos de Minas, Teófilo Otoni and Varginha, flying with Azul Conecta. On average, there are two departures per week for each city. The resumption of flights to Lençóis (BA) and the new routes to Aracaju (SE), Caldas Novas (GO), Navegantes (SC) and Santarém (PA) are also new features for Azul.


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