ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) ta raporta riba e prestacion di AUA Airport den September 2021; un luna conosi pa ta mas keto pero cu a duna un nivel di recuperashon satisfactorio compara cu e mesun periodo na 2019. 

Na September 2021, AUA Airport a procesa 67,021 pasahero cu a biaha for di Aruba. Esaki tabata 32% menos compara cu e luna anterior. Durante e ultimo luna AUA Airport a recupera 77% di e cantidad di pasaheronan cu a biaha for di Aruba den e mesun luna na 2019. Na September 2021 50,889 pasahero a biaha pa Merca, 6,466 pasahero a biaha pa Europa, 2,663 pasahero a biaha pa Antiyas Hulandes, y 6,574 pasahero a biaha pa Latino America. 

Un averahe di e passenger load factor (PLF) na salida (cantidad di asiento ocupa en comparacion cu e cantidad total di asiento dispobibel abordo di un avion na momento di sali for di AUA Airport) pa e mercado Mericano di 70% a keda raporta den Augustus 2021, mientras cu e averahe di PLF pa tur mercado tabata 71% durante e mesun temporada (comparando cu 2019 unda e PLF averahe pa tur mercado tabata 85%). 

Durante e ultimo luna, AUA Airport a procesa un averahe di 26 buelo pa dia, esaki ta menos compata cu e averahe di 32 buelo pa dia durante e mesun temporada den 2019. Den e mesun temporada na 2020 AUA Airport a procesa solamente 218 buelo mientras cu e frontera a habri na Juli 2020 pa tur operacion comercial.

77% of September 2109 departing passengers recovered in September 2021 

67,021 passengers departed in September 2021 

ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) can report as follows on AUA Airport’s performance for September 2021; a known shoulder month for the airport with a satisfying recovery rate versus the same period in 2019.  

In September 2021, AUA Airport handled 67,021 departing passengers. This was 32% less than the month before. During the past month AUA Airport recovered 77% of the amount of departing passenger that were handled in 2019 during that same month. In September 2021 50,889 passengers (pax) travelled to the US, 6,466 pax to Europe, 2,663 pax to the Netherlands Antilles, and 6,574 pax to Latin America.  


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An average outbound passenger load factor (PLF) (number of seats of the total seats on board an aircraft that are occupied when departing from AUA Airport) for the US Market of 70% was reported during the month of September 2021, while the average PLF for all markets was at 71% during that same period (in comparison to 2019 where the PLF for all markets of 85% was reached).  

During the past month, AUA Airport averaged 26 flights per day, down from 32 daily flights during the same period in 2019. In that same period in 2020 we only handled a total amount of 218 flights whilst our national border re-opened in July of 2020 for all commercial operations. 

About AUA Airport 

AUA Airport is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean region, with 19 different airlines operating into Aruba contributing in processing over 2.5 million passengers per year (pre-covid) and providing air service to 20 destinations worldwide. AUA Airport is operationally solid where over 95% of all visitors are leisure guests: 83% from the United States & Canada, 6% from Latin America, 8% from Europe, and 3% from Dutch Caribbean, year to date, March 2021. AUA Airport attributes this to the island’s stable economic and political climate, hospitable and multilingual population, and safe environment. AUA Airport undergoes continuous upgrades to maintain its position as one of the region’s most innovative airports.  

Learn more about what’s happening at AUA Airport by visiting www.airportaruba.com and connect with AUA Airport on Twitter.com/Aruba_Airport, Facebook.com/ArubaAirportInstagram.com/arubaairport/ and  Linkedin.com/ArubaAirport