Updated: 02/01/2013 02:22

Changi Airport logs record 51 million passengers in 2012



Changi Airport logs record 51 million passengers in 2012

Singapore's Changi Airport handled a record 51 million passengers last year. 

The figure was a tenth more than the number seen in 2011. 

In December alone, the airport saw close to five million passengers - an 8.6 per cent increase, year-on-year. 

The air hub's busiest routes cover Jakarta, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila. 

Flight movements grew by 7.6 per cent to some 325,000.

On the 22nd of last month, a daily record of 180,400 passengers passed through Changi within 24 hours.

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