Danish Ministry of Transport and Building (Transport- og Bygningsministeriet)

The aviation industry's socio-economic impact on Denmark

Original title: Luftfartens samfundsøkonomiske betydning for Danmark

More than 30 million passengers travel through the Danish airports each year. This activity creates substantial value for the Danish society and supports a large number of jobs.

Copenhagen Economics has analysed the economic value of air transport for Denmark in a future scenario of increased capacity as well as a future scenario involving a network rationalisation by the home network carrier, SAS. Furthermore, we analyse the economic value of the tendency towards more international traffic from the smaller Danish airports in Jutland.  

The main conclusions of our study are:

The study is commissioned by the Danish Ministry of Transport and Building

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