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Residents From All 32 Counties On The Island Of Ireland Used Dublin Airport In 2022

By Dave Simpson
Residents From All 32 Counties On The Island Of Ireland Used Dublin Airport In 2022

Residents from all 32 counties on the island of Ireland used Dublin Airport in 2022, according to newly-published statistics.


According to a statement published on, new figures from Dublin Airport indicate that 44% of domestic passengers that used Dublin Airport in 2022 lived in Co. Dublin, 26% lived in the rest of Leinster, 12% lived in Munster, 11% lived in Ulster and 6% lived Connaught, with the biggest source counties for passengers after Dublin being Kildare (6%), Meath (4%) and Cork (4%).

Dublin Airport operator DAA also noted in the statement published on that the airport employees from all 32 counties.

Statement By DAA CEO

The statement published on quoted DAA CEO Kenny Jacobs as saying, "While 'Dublin Airport' is the name above our door, these statistics show that Dublin Airport is truly Ireland's national airport, with passengers from all four corners of the island coming to Dublin to access our extensive route network. Our job at Dublin Airport is to connect Ireland to the world and we're proud of our role in enabling tens of thousands of journeys every single day for Ireland residents and those who come to Ireland to visit and do business with them. With passenger numbers set to grow over the coming years, we're committed to delivering the services and facilities required to ensure standards for passengers at Dublin Airport are amongst the highest of any capital city airport in Europe. That's why, later this year, we will be submitting an Infrastructure Application which will equip Dublin Airport to sustainably meet the demands of passengers and support the growing Irish economy for decades to come."

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