For all Danes, and more than a third of the entire Swedish population, Copenhagen Airport is the closest international airport to their homes.
Additionally the propensity to travel of people living in the Copenhagen catchment area surpasses that of any other major airport in Europe.
4.1 million people are living within a travelling time of approximately two hours from Copenhagen Airport.
A survey among people living in the Copenhagen catchment area shows:
- 75% of Danes and South Swedes travelled internationally within the past year. Additionally 17% travelled domestic.
- That people generally travels more and the share of air travel is increasing too.
- The Copenhagen capital region has the highest share of trips by plane (70%) and Southern Jutland the lowest (53%)
- The time of transportation to the airport is the main driver for choice of airport. In regions with airport alternatives, ticket prices are equally important
Means of transportation to the airport