Aircraft take-offs and landings at Canadian airports with NAV CANADA air traffic control towers and flight service stations increased slightly (+0.8%) in January from the same month the previous year.
These 91 airports reported 362,682 movements during the month compared with 359,889 movements in January 2015.
An increase in local movements (flights that remain in the vicinity of the airport) offset a decrease in itinerant movements (flights from one airport to another). Local movements rose 5.2% to 94,890 while itinerant movements declined 0.7% to 267,792.
Note to readers
Data for January 2015 have been revised.
Additional analytical information is now available in 'Monthly Aircraft Movements: Major airports - NAV CANADA Towers and Flight Service Stations,' as part of the service bulletin Aviation (Catalogue number51-004-X), from the Browse by key resource module of our website, under Publications.
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