Edinburgh

Overview
Edinburgh Airport is the UK’s fastest growing airport, with a +11% passenger increase from 2015-2016. It is the UK’s fifth busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers, and Scotland’s no.1 busiest airport. The city not only draws business passengers for being the UK’s second largest financial hub, but also draws leisure passengers via its reputation for arts and culture with popular events such as the annual Edinburgh Festival.
Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2016, CAA 2016; Frontier 2015
TOTAL PASSENGERS: 13.1 million per year
DESTINATIONS: 122
DWELL TIME: 128 mins
TOP DESTINATIONS: Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, London City, Amsterdam, Dublin

Sources: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2017

Passenger Profiles
Gender
Residency
50

Male

50%

50

Female

50%

72

UK

72%

28

Foreign

28%

Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2015
Passenger Details
Passenger Numbers
UK
49%
Other EU
42%
Rest of Europe
7%
North America
2%
Central & South America
0%
Africa & Middle East
0%
Asia
0%
Australasia
0%
Under 18
1%
18-24
15%
25-34
20%
35-44
19%
45-54
19%
55+
26%
Business
31%
Leisure
69%
AB
41%
C1
44%
C2
11%
DE
4%
Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2015
YearMonthPassengers
2016October 1,129,720
2016November 860,966
2016December 863,147
2017January 781,753
2017February 811,804
2017March 965,291
2017April 1,141,823
2017May 1,231,712
2017June 1,304,074
2017July 1,413,272
2017August 1,403,797
2017September1,291,640
TOTAL 13,198,999

Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2017

Destinations
Edinburgh is an important hub for domestic business travel – three of its top five destinations are major British airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham. 51% of the airport’s flights are now international, with new direct flights to Helsinki in Finland and Shannon in Ireland.

Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2016

Airlines
Retailers
Edinburgh’s retail offering is perfectly suited to its upmarket audience. The airport staple World Duty Free is ever-popular, and luxury retailers including Hugo Boss and Jo Malone create a luxurious Departure Lounge setting.
Landside
Airside
    • AMT Coffee
    • Caffè Nero
    • EAT
    • ICE - International Currency Exchange
    • Luggage-Point
    • M&S Simply Food
    • Starbucks
    • SurfBox
    • The Turnhouse – JD Wetherspoons
    • WHSmith
  • Accessorize
  • All Bar One
  • AeroSpa
  • Best of the Best Supercars
  • Hugo Boss
  • Brora Cashmere
  • Caffè Nero
  • Costa Coffee
  • Dixons Travel
  • EAT
  • Fat Face
  • Flutes and Tails Champagne Bar
  • Fringe Bar & Eating Place
  • The Gathering Deli Café & Takeaway
  • The Gathering Restaurant & Lounge
  • Hugo Boss
  • ICE - International Currency Exchange
  • JD Sports
  • Jo Malone
  • Kurt Geiger
  • Krispy Kreme
  • MAC
  • MaxMara
  • Michael Kors
  • Rolling Luggage
  • Scottish Fine Gifts
  • Sunglasses
  • Superdrug
  • SurfBox Internet
  • The Watch Collection
  • Visit Scotland information Centre
  • WHSmith
  • WHSmith Books
  • WHSmith Café
  • The Sir Walter Scott – JD Wetherspoon
  • World Duty Free
  • YO! Sushi
Source: Edinburgh Airport Ltd 2016
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