Air passenger traffic at the Marrakech Menara International Airport recorded an increase of 7.41% at end-August 2014 compared with the similar period last 2013.
The growth reflects the increase in the arrival of travelers receiving services from the airport whose numbers swell from 2,668,633 passengers at the end of August 2014, to 2,484,417 passengers last 2013, according to the report. Regarding in this the month of August, a total of 338,674 passengers passed through the airport in Marrakech, against 322,784 people during the similar month last 2013, an upsurge of 4.92%.
International Airport Marrakech-Menara has captured 16.07% of total passenger who passed through the various UK airports whose number reached in August 2014, 15,594 passengers to lie in second place after the Casablanca Mohammed V Airport. The Marrakech-Menara also ranks second nationally in terms of volume of commercial air traffic, behind the Casablanca-Mohammed V.