Knock Airport to welcome 50,000 passengers over christmas period

Ireland West Airport are expecting over 50,000 passengers to pass through the airport this December.



Passenger numbers estimated to arrive and depart at the airport over the Christmas period are expected to be up 6% compared to the same time last year.



Friday is set to be the busiest day for arriving passengers with over 2,500 passengers set to pass through the airport.



Head of Marketing, Donal Healy, says 2018 will be the third consecutive year of growth at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers set to reach 772,000 for the first time.