Sochi International Airport served more than 370 K passengers during the May holidays

During the May holidays from April 30 to May 10, 2021, Sochi Airport served 372,409 passengers. This is 95% more than in the same period of 2019 when passenger traffic was just over 170 thousand people. The airport served the most passengers on the last day of April. For 11 days Sochi airport received 2,716 arrivals and departures and handled 2,370 tons of baggage in total. The most popular routes were Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, and Novosibirsk.

This result was possible due to several factors: the presidential decree on weekends, the popularity of the resort, and the introduction of tourist cashback, which makes it possible to return funds for tours around the country and previously taken vacations.

Sochi, as an all-season resort traditionally arouses great interest among tourists during the May holidays. People are attracted to the warm climate, walking in protected areas, and many other outdoor activities. And this year, the May weather surprisingly favored fans of winter sports

Another significant news was carrying of the 3 millionth passenger of the airport on May 11.

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