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Iran’s IAC sees increase in domestic cargo transportation via country’s airports

Transport Materials 28 January 2023 13:27 (UTC +04:00)
Iran’s IAC sees increase in domestic cargo transportation via country’s airports
Elnur Baghishov
Elnur Baghishov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28. The volume of cargo transported through Iranian airports domestically increased by 21 percent, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through December 21, 2022), compared to the same period last Iranian year, as was reflected in the statistics of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC), Trend reports.

According to the statistics, more than 198,000 tons of cargo were transported domestically through Iranian airports in 9 months.

Meanwhile, in the same period of last Iranian year, the figure stood at over 164,000 tons.

Month

Cargo transportation (in tons)

Current Iranian year (from March 21, 2022 through March 20, 2023)

Last Iranian year (from March 21, 2021 through March 20, 2022)

Percentage change (%)

1st month (March 21 through April 20)

29,113

19,437

+50

2nd month (April 21 through May 21)

26,463

14,031

+89

3rd month (May 22 through June 21)

21,972

17,039

+29

4th month (June 22 through July 22)

21,834

17,387

+26

5th month (July 23 through August 22)

20,423

15,460

+32

6th month (August 23 through September 22)

22,511

15,597

+44

7th month (September 23 through October 22)

21,453

21,118

+2

8th month (October 23 through November 21)

21,127

23,012

-8

9th month (November 22 through December 21)

21,878

24,451

-11

Total

198,349

164,279

+21

Meanwhile, there are 54 civil active airports in Iran. Some 14 of them are international airports. An average of 30 million passengers are transported through Iranian airports per year.

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