Adelaide’s Peak Holiday Period Begins at the Airport

Adelaide's Peak Holiday Period Begins at the Airport
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The peak holiday period for Adelaide Airport in Australia has clearly begun as the first positive spike of the season is recorded.

Using data from, we can see this trend, with the potential of this continuing onwards into the weeks ahead.

Without further ado, let’s get into the data…

Adelaide Airport Is Spiking for the Summer…

Adelaide's Peak Holiday Period Begins at the Airport
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For June 13-20, the airport handled 300 movements, which is an increase of 19.05% compared to the same period last year.

In the context of pre-pandemic periods, this is 47 movements higher than the 2019 stated figure.

Below is the last four weeks’ worth of data from Adelaide, based on the seven-day rolling averages provided by the flight tracking company:


Date2019 Numbers2022 Numbers2023 NumbersPercentage Difference (2023 vs. 2022)
May 16-23262 movements262 movements284 movements+8.40%
May 23-30247 movements260 movements284 movements+9.23%
May 30-June 6256 movements253 movements283 movements+11.86%
June 6-13255 movements249 movements273 movements+9.64%

What we can see from the data is that in the four weeks period, the 2023 numbers have remained pretty consistent but have been better than 2022 and 2019’s numbers.

With the first spike of the peak Summer season already identified, all eyes will be on Adelaide Airport to see how long these spikes will last for and whether more growth can be recorded in the months ahead.

But for now, let’s wait and see to see what happens in those busy periods.

By James Field - Editor in Chief 2 Min Read
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