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Travel and Transport

 

Number of airport passengers

Passenger numbers at Aberdeen airport fell by 12.2% in 2015. This is a decrease in passenger numbers for the second year.

Airport
2015
 2016
% Change
from 2015

Aberdeen International Airport

3,433,064

 3,013,102

-12.2%

Edinburgh Airport

11,117,725

 12,351,186

11.1%

Glasgow Airport

8,714,426

 9,363,700

7.5%

Source: CAA (Civil Aviation Authority)


 

Rail passenger numbers in Aberdeen station (m's), 2008/09 – 2015/16

AKF_Rail Passengers
Source: Office of Rail Regulation
Note: Numbers refer to total entries and exits

 

 

Four week adult bus ticket cost comparison, February 2017

AKF_Bus tickets
* This price refers to the Ridacard in Edinburgh
Source: Firstgroup, National Express and Lothian Buses
Note: The above information is taken from a snapshot of the websites of Firstgroup buses for Aberdeen City & Glasgow City, National Express buses for Dundee City and Lothian buses for City of Edinburgh in February 2017
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Household access to cars and vans, 2015

Council Area
None
One Car
Two Cars
Three or more cars

Aberdeen City

29%

44%

22%

5%

Aberdeenshire

13%

37%

38%

13%

Dundee City

38%

45%

15%

2%

City of Edinburgh

40%

41%

17%

2%

Glasgow City

49%

38%

11%

2%

Scotland

30%

43%

22%

5%

Source: Scottish Household Survey 2015

 

Number of road accidents, 2015

Council Area
Fatal
Serious
All

Aberdeen City

5

74

269

Aberdeenshire

19

154

459

Dundee City

1

22

151

City of Edinburgh

3

150

1,323

Glasgow City

15

162

1,531

Scotland

168

1,596

10,968

Source: Transport Scotland, Reported Road Casualties Scotland

 

Aberdeen harbour - key facts 2016

Aberdeen Harbour plays a vital role in North East Scotland’s transport infrastructure. In 2016, Aberdeen Harbour handled 4.19 million tonnes of cargo.  Profit before tax has risen since 2015.

 
2015
2016

Vessel Arrivals

7,428

6,438

Vessel Tonnage

27.5 million gross tonnes

25.5 million gross tonnes

Cargo Tonnage

4.52 million tonnes

4.19 million tonnes

Number of Passengers

158,226

151,727

Turnover

£31.7 million

£32.02 million

Profit before tax

£15 million

£17.6 million

Source: Aberdeen Harbour Annual Review 2016