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S5W-11896: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 9 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many tonnes of freight cargo have (a) departed from and (b) arrived at Glasgow Prestwick Airport (i) since April 2017 and (ii) in each year since 2015, also broken down by airline.

Answered by: Keith Brown 24 October 2017

The volume of arriving and departing freight transported through the airport since 2015 is provided in the following table. We cannot provide the freight volume figures broken down by airline as this information is commercially sensitive.

Year

Departing

Arriving

Total

2015

4,825

6,499

11,324

2016

3,853

7,312

11,165

2017*

2,780

5,613

8,393

Apr-Sep 2017

1,769

3,582

5,351

* Total freight figures January to September 2017

Source: Glasgow Prestwick Airport