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The Aviation statistics describe annually investments in the infrastructure and quarterly and annually the development in air transport of passengers and goods through Danish airports. Statistics are compiled for domestic and international flights and subdivided into scheduled flights, non scheduled flights (charter and taxi flights) and other flights. Quarterly figures on passengers are seasonally adjusted.
The statistics contain information on flights in public Danish airports. The information covers the number of passengers, amount of goods, direction of the flight, country of origin or destination, national or international flight and the type of flight, e.g. scheduled flights.
Outbound flights are determined by departure time and inbound by the arrival time. Round trips by the departure time.
Countries are categorized using the international standard ISO 3166-1 alfa.2.
Other classifications are defined as in the European legislation.
Statistical concepts and definitions
Scheduled flight: Commercial, regular air traffic, which normally takes place accordin to a timetable.
Charter flight: Commercial non-regular public air transport, including taxi flight.
The statistical unit in dissemination is the airport.
The statistics covers flights using public airports in Denmark.
The statistics has been produced in the current format since 1997.
Fixed investments in airports are published in current prices, 1990-prices, 1995-prices and 2000-prices.
Unit of measure
Persons (for passengers) and tonnes (for goods).
The reference period is either a full quarter (quarterly statistics) or a full calendar year (yearly statistics).
Frequency of dissemination
Annually since 1997.
Both annual and quarterly since 2000.
Legal acts and other agreements
Data are collected by the Danish Transport Authority as part of their monitoring role for aviation and airports.
Data are submitted to Eurostat by the Danish Transport Authority according to EU legislation:
- Regulation (EC) No 437/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 February 2003 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of passengers, freight and mail by air.
- Commission Regulation (EC) No 1358/2003 of 31 July 2003 implementing Regulation (EC) No 437/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of passengers, freight and mail by air.
- Commission Regulation (EC) No 546/2005 of 8 April 2005 adapting Regulation (EC) No 437/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the allocation of reporting-country codes and amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1358/2003 as regards the updating of the list of Community airports.
Cost and burden
The response burden is not calculated.
There is a general page for the subject of transport statistics.