The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority announced the statistics of the air traffic of Iraqi airports operating in the country for the year 2017, where the total number of passengers departing and coming to Iraqi airports more than ten million through more than 100 thousand trips.
The technical agent of the Ministry of Transport, Director of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority, Abbas Amran, said in a press statement that this statistic issued by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority has seen clear changes in the rate of passengers and flights to Iraqi airports (Baghdad, Basra, Najaf, Arbil, Sulaymaniyah) In previous years “.
Omran added that “the total number of passengers traveling through Baghdad International Airport reached 4072073 passengers on trips amounted to 36085 trips, and the total number of passengers to Basra International Airport 986174 passengers and a total of 13399 trips.
“The total number of passengers traveling to Najaf Airport is 3355721 passengers and the total number of flights reached 26213 flights. The total number of passengers to Erbil International Airport was 1614334 passengers and trips in 19758 trips. As for Sulaymaniyah International Airport, the total number of passengers traveling was 337633 passengers, The departure was 7,357 flights.