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List of airports by number of passengers

The following list is for all of the countries to occupy Balkan territory with the exception of  Turkey and  Romania, the information contained is for all airports on those territories.

Rank Country Airport City Passengers
2013
Passengers
2014
Passengers
2015
Passengers
2016
Passengers
2017
Passengers
2018 (01.01.-28.02.)
Change
2017-2018
1  Greece Athens International Airport Athens 12,536,057 15,196,369 18,087,377 20,016,998 21,737,787 2,484,414 Increase6.5%

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2  Greece Heraklion International Airport Heraklion 5,792,429 6,024,958 6,057,355 6,865,681 7,480,408 Increase%

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3  Bulgaria Sofia International Airport Sofia 3,504,326 3,815,158 4,088,943 4,980,387 6,490,096 972,930 Increase5.2%

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4  Greece Macedonia International Airport Thessaloniki 4,039,576 4,950,726 5,341,293 5,735,581 6,395,523 605,425 Decrease12.9%

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5  Serbia Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport Belgrade 3,543,194 4,638,577 4,776,110 4,924,992 5,343,420 631,415 Increase3.1%

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6  Greece Rhodes International Airport Rhodes 4,200,059 4,552,056 4,579,023 4,942,386 5,301,517 112,031 Increase4.4%

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7  Croatia Zagreb International Airport Zagreb 2,300,231 2,430,971 2,587,798 2,776,087 3,092,047 361,934 Increase11.9%

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8  Greece Chania International Airport Chania 2,078,857 2,447,566 2,702,283 2,953,278 3,042,903 83,093 Decrease38.2%

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9  Bulgaria Burgas International Airport Burgas 2,461,648 2,522,319 2,360,320 2,878,883 2,982,339 22,847 Increase21.2%

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10  Greece Corfu International Airport Corfu 2,106,827 2,383,353 2,437,890 2,788,923 2,918,434 37,891 Increase32%

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11  Croatia Split Airport Split 1,581,734 1,752,657 1,955,400 2,289,987 2,818,176 64,328 Increase18.3%

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12  Albania Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza Tirana 1,757,342 1,810,305 1,997,044 2,200,449 2,630,338 368,706 Increase11.0%

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13  Croatia Dubrovnik Airport Dubrovnik 1,522,629 1,584,471 1,693,934 1,993,243 2,323,065 46,354 Increase10.2%

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14  Greece Kos International Airport Kos 2,028,618 2,214,464 2,143,860 1,901,495 2,320,590 31,245 Increase50.7%

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15  Bulgaria Varna International Airport Varna 1,303,679 1,387,494 1,398,694 1,689,595 1,970,700 111,085 Increase91.2%

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16  Greece Santorini (Thira) National Airport Santorini 898,153 1,179,808 1,495,890 1,685,695 1,928,295 60,870 Increase5.4%

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17  Kosovo[a] Pristina Airport Pristina 1,628,678 1,404,775 1,549,198 1,744,202 1,887,402 267,502 Increase15.8%

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18  Macedonia Skopje Alexander the Great Airport Skopje 984,407 1,208,359 1,452,465 1,649,374 1,868,272 275,384 Increase20.9%

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19  Slovenia Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport Ljubljana 1,321,100 1,338,619 1,438,304 1,404,831 1,683,045 199,588 Increase11.3%

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20  Greece Zakynthos International Airport Zakynthos 1,004,486 1,182,295 1,268,497 1,423,044 1,659,646 5,307 Decrease1.8%

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21  Greece Mykonos International Airport Mykonos 584,559 778,729 876,057 999,026 1,207,061 7,861 Decrease64.3%

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22  Montenegro Tivat Airport Tivat 868,343 910,264 895,050 979,432 1,129,720 36,379 Increase25.5%

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23  Montenegro Podgorica Airport Podgorica 690,688 699,141 748,899 873,278 1,055,142 114,863 Increase17.8%

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24  Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Airport Sarajevo 665,638 709,901 772,904 838,968 957,971 103,099 Increase22%

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25  Greece Kephalonia International Airport Kephalonia 430,362 479,195 492,502 542,359 629,671 3,925 Increase13.3%

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26  Croatia Pula Airport Pula 351,196 382,992 359,426 436,121 595,812 3,016 Increase63.7%

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27  Croatia Zadar Airport Zadar 472,572 496,697 487,652 520,924 589,841 2,159 Increase81%

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28  Greece Preveza-Aktion Airport Preveza 316,365 358,245 388,295 472,870 569,249 528 Increase24.2%

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29  Bosnia and Herzegovina Tuzla Airport Tuzla 61,513 151,353 259,074 311,398 535,834 76,539 Increase54.2%

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30  Greece Mytilene International Airport Mytilene 400,911 459,295 481,422 408,572 436,105 39,348 Decrease5.2%

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31  Greece Skiathos International Airport Skiathos 265,773 311,075 353,083 397,646 425,287 1,796 Increase25.2%

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32  Greece Samos International Airport Samos 343,717 396,308 403,150 346,780 410,331 18,804 Increase4.3%

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33  Greece Kavala International Airport Kavala 209,400 221,087 243,745 260,740 337,963 58,819 Increase494.9%

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34  Serbia Niš Constantine the Great Airport Nis 21,700 1,335 36,258 124,917 331,582 55,806 Increase30.8%

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35  Greece Kalamata International Airport Kalamata 136,992 226,602 188,209 230,100 278,063 %

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36  Greece Karpathos Island National Airport Karpathos 168,190 204,621 222,805 220,930 223,847 %

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37  Greece Chios Island National Airport Chios 173,540 185,082 195,183 193,427 216,903 %

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38  Greece Alexandroupolis International Airport Alexandroupolis 168,771 158,737 168,631 161,636 169,806 %

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39  Greece New Paros Airport Paros 36,429 40,171 43,182 74,344 163,368 %

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40  Macedonia Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport Ohrid 83,060 69,984 107,916 145,002 159,072 10,461 Increase30.8%

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41  Greece Araxos Airport Araxos 139,689 146,403 147,560 129,738 153,496 %

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42  Croatia Rijeka Airport Rijeka 142,975 106,235 139,718 145,297 142,111 %

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43  Greece Ioannina National Airport Ioannina 64,489 79,395 86,523 97,745 96,350 %

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44  Bulgaria Plovdiv International Airport Plovdiv 91,000 103,535 103,300 77,649 91,600 Increase%

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45  Greece Lemnos International Airport Lemnos 81,201 92,964 99,491 88,416 86,153 %

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46  Greece Naxos Island National Airport Naxos 23,442 31,685 43,951 35,300 56,430 %

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47  Greece Milos Island National Airport Milos 30,774 39,239 50,589 45,268 45,209 %

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48  Croatia Osijek Airport Osijek 3,404 26,768 28,651 30,605 43,373 %

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49  Bosnia and Herzegovina Mostar Airport Mostar 68,939 67,980 75,024 53,618 43,118 171 Decrease78.2%

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50  Greece Ikaria Island National Airport Ikaria 36,162 39,679 42,892 41,238 41,553 %

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51  Greece Kithira Island National Airport Kithira 33,183 38,856 37,870 31,880 31,905 %

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52  Greece Sitia Public Airport Sitia 35,962 34,870 27,015 20,904 31,856 %

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53  Greece Nea Anchialos National Airport Nea Anchialos 70,079 65,485 24,697 22,145 30,565 %

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54  Greece Leros Municipal Airport Leros 25,680 29,221 28,516 25,551 27,583 %

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55  Slovenia Portorož Airport Portorož NA NA 22,975 23,783 25,450 %

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56  Croatia Brač Airport Brač 9,433 9,616 8,809 12,354 21,596 %

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57  Greece Syros Island National Airport Syros 13,715 15,399 14,684 17,878 21,252 %

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58  Bosnia and Herzegovina Banja Luka Airport Banja Luka 8,837 27,636 22,800 21,694 20,867 1,920 Decrease18.6%

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59  Greece Skyros Island National Airport Skyros 20,368 12,831 21,593 29,397 17,092 %

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60  Greece Astypalaia Island National Airport Astypalaia 11,940 13,772 13,787 12,020 12,252 %

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61  Greece Kalymnos Island National Airport Kalymnos 20,677 24,511 23,164 18,621 11,985 %

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62  Croatia Lošinj Airport Mali Lošinj NA NA 12,287 6,402 6,042 %

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63  Slovenia Maribor Airport Maribor 14,065 17,568 24,886 8,890 6,000 %

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64  Greece Kastellorizo Airport Kastellorizo 7,946 8,196 8,019 6,958 5,494 %

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65  Greece Kastoria National Airport Kastoria 5,115 4,098 4,605 6,317 5,091 %

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66  Greece Kozani National Airport Kozani 3,504 2,707 3,242 4,287 3,815 %

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67  Greece Kasos Island Public Airport Kasos 3,265 3,478 4,456 3,888 3,066 %

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68  Bulgaria Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport Gorna Oryahovitsa/Veliko Tarnovo 281 286 495 235 361 %

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69  Serbia Kraljevo-Morava Airport Kraljevo 0 0 0 0 0 0 %

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Sometimes the European part of  Turkey is considered part of the Balkan Peninsula. The Istanbul Atatürk Airport is located there. It had 63,727,448 passengers in 2017, placing it on the top spot in the list. The (  Romania ) Romanian airports that are considered to be on the Balkan Peninsula are Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport in Constanța and Tulcea Airport in Tulcea. They have respectively 127,635 and 4,232 passenger traffic.

List of countries by number of air passengers

Rank Country 2015 2016 2017 Change
2016-2017
2018(01.01.-28.02.) Change
2017-2018
1  Greece 48,851,903 53,568,111 58,533,896 Increase9.5% Increase%

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2  Bulgaria 7,951,752 9,626,749 11,535,096 Increase19.8% Increase%

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3  Croatia 7,273,675 8,211,237 9,632,063 Increase17.3% Increase%

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4  Serbia 4,812,368 5,049,909 5,675,002 Increase12.4% 687,221 Increase%

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5  Albania 1,997,044 2,200,449 2,630,338 Increase19.8% 368,706 Increase11.0%

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6  Montenegro 1,643,949 1,852,710 2,184,862 Increase17.9% 151,242 Increase%

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7  Macedonia 1,560,381 1,794,376 2,027,344 Increase13% 285,845 Increase%

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8  Kosovo[a] 1,549,198 1,744,202 1,887,402 Increase8.3% 267,502 Increase15.8%

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9  Slovenia 1,486,165 1,437,504 1,714,495 Increase19.3% Increase%

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10  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,129,802 1,225,678 1,557,790 Increase27.1% 181,729 Increase32.4%

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  1. ^ a b Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.

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