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Airports: Stansted

Volume 703: debated on Thursday 10 July 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many and what proportion of air passengers travelled to Stansted Airport by public transport in each of the past 10 years. [HL4563]

The table below shows the number and proportion of air passengers who travelled to or from Stansted Airport by public transport in 1996 and 2000 to 2007. Data for 1997 to 1999 are not available.

Air passengers who travelled to or from Stansted Airport by public transport (rail or bus/coach) 1

Passengers using public transport %

Passengers using public transport (million)

Total terminating passengers (million)

1996

33

1.5

4.5

2000

34

3.7

11.0

2001

35

4.4

12.6

2002

34

4.9

14.5

2003

39

6.1

15.7

2004

40

7.3

18.3

2005

39

7.5

19.2

2006

40

8.5

21.3

2007

45

9.6

21.6

Source: CAA Passenger Survey

1 figures for use of public transport are based on final mode of transport used by passengers arriving at Stansted