Cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport for April 2023

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) today published the air traffic figures of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for April 2023.

Cargo volume remained impacted by global economic uncertainties.

Overall cargo volume declined in April, with import cargo decreasing by 24% compared to the same month last year.

Traffic to and from key trading regions in Southeast Asia and Taiwan saw the most significant decreases during the month.

Over the first four months of the year, the airport handled 10.1 million passengers, an increase of around 26 times compared to the same period in 2022.

Flight movements increased by 83.1% year-on-year to 74,200, while cargo volume dropped by 6.7% to 1.3 million tonnes.

On a 12-month rolling basis, passenger volume increased year-on-year by more than nine times to 15.4 million, while flight movements rose 19.3% to 172,395.

Cargo throughput saw a decrease of 16.4% to 4.1 million tonnes.