October arrivals Canary Islands international down 87%

October arrivals Canary Islands.

This summary is for arrivals at the Canary Islands airports in October 2020. 

The lifting of travel restrictions by Germany, the UK and the Netherlands in the last week of October had just a minimal impact on the Canary Islands.¬† The number of international tourists landing at the island’s airports in October was 87% fewer than Oct 2019.¬† September had seen 90% fewer.¬†

Just 146,684 international visitors arrived at the Canary Islands airports in October 2020.  That was 976,370 or 86.9% less than Oct 2019. 

There were 154,454 visitors from the Spanish mainland in October 2020. That is 243,617 or 61% fewer than Oct 2019.

Inter-island domestic arrivals at airports were 249,471  in October 2020.  That is 143,149 or 37% fewer than Oct 2019.

Overall arrivals at Canary Islands airports in October 2020 came to 550,609.  That is 1,3,63,136 or 71.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

International visitors October 2020 v October 2019.

The UK 56,358 down 87.2% v Oct 2019. 

Germany 22,067 down 89.7% v Oct 2019. 

Belgium 12,511  down 66% v Oct 2019. 

Italy 10,806 down 69.9% v Oct 2019. 

France 10,502 down 73.1% v Oct 2019. 

Poland 5,655 down 72.9% v Oct 2019. 

Ireland 5,506 down 89.9% v Oct 2019. 

Switzerland  5,039 down 82.4% v Oct 2019. 

Sweden 4,745 down 87.8% v Oct 2019. 

The Netherlands 1,347 down 97.5% v Oct 2019.

As we can see the lifting of travel restrictions in October by 3 key markets the UK, Germany and the Netherlands did little to encourage visitors from these countries to visit the Canary Islands in October.  Only 1,347 Dutch visitors arrived.  56,056 fewer than Oct 2019. 

October arrivals Canary Islands.

Tenerife October 2020 arrivals. 

September arrivals Canary Islands

In October 2020 there were 65,072 international arrivals at the Airports in Tenerife.  That is 361,393 or 84.7% fewer than Oct 2019. 

Visitors from the Spanish mainland were 61,533.  That is 115,171or 65.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

Inter-island domestic visitors arriving at the airports were 76,121 in October 2020.  That is  50,183 or 39.7% fewer than Oct 2019.

Overall arrivals at Tenerife airports in Oct 2020 came to 202,726.  That is 526,747or 72.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

The UK 27,076 visitors down 86% v Oct2019.  Belgium 8,555 down 59% and Germany 7,355 down 88% were the top 3 international visitors in terms of numbers. 

Gran Canaria October 2020 arrivals. 

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In October 2020 there were 27,845 international arrivals at the airport in Gran Canaria.  That is 270,543 or 90.7% fewer than Oct 2019. 

Visitors from the Spanish mainland were 52,372.  That is 84.270 or 61.7% fewer than Oct 2019.

Inter-island domestic visitors were 75,362 in October 2020.  That is 56,553 or 38.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

Overall arrivals at the airport in Gran Canaria in October 2020 came to 155,579.  That is 401,366 or 72.1% fewer than Oct 2019.

Just four countries got into four figures. 

Germany 6,090 visitors down 90% v Oct 2019.  The UK 5,588 down 92% and Sweden 3,420 down 92% were the top 3 international visitors in terms of numbers. 

Lanzarote October 2020 arrivals. 

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In October 2020 there were 30,206 international arrivals at the Airport in Lanzarote.  That is 180,840 or 85.7% fewer than Oct 2019. 

Visitors from the Spanish mainland were 23,104  That is 23.321 or 50.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

Inter-island domestic visitors were 34,465 in October 2020.  That is 16,380 or 32.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

Overall arrivals at the airport in Lanzarote in October 2020 came to 87,775.  That is 220,521 or 71.5% fewer than Oct 2019.

Top 3 international visitors.  The UK 16,399 down 86% v Oct 2019.  France 4,006 down 61%.  Ireland 2,626 down 90%. 

October arrivals Canary Islands.

Fuerteventura October 2020 arrivals.

In October 2020 there were 22,737 international arrivals at the Airport in Fuerteventura.  That is 150,553 or 86.9% fewer than Oct 2019. 

Visitors from the Spanish mainland were 14,838.  That is 16,200 or 52.2% fewer than Oct 2019.

Inter-island domestic visitors were 26,041 in October 2020.  That is 14,270 or 35.4% fewer than Oct 2019.

Overall arrivals at the airport in Fuerteventura in October 2020 came to 63,589.  That is 181,023 or 74% fewer than Oct 2019.

Top 3 international visitors.  The UK 7,322 down 86% v Oct 2019.  Germany 6,090 down 92%.  France 2,782 down 75%. 

La Palma October arrivals. 

International arrivals to La Palma were 824 in October 2020.  That is down 94.1% v Oct 2019.

Spanish mainland arrivals at 2,607 were down 64.1% v Oct 2019.

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