Dublin Airport contributes almost €10 billion to Irish economy, new study shows

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Airport supports 116,100 jobs in Ireland. Picture: Getty

Dublin Airport contributes a total of €9.6 billion in gross value added (GVA) to the Irish economy and supports 116,100 jobs in the Republic of Ireland, according to a new study of the airport’s overall economic impact.

The study, which was independently produced by international economic consultants InterVistas, found that Dublin Airport is a key conduit to the equivalent of 2.3 per cent of the national economy.

Of the 116,100 jobs that Dublin Airport is ...