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The 189,040 passengers through the terminal last month was up 12% on August last year. Of that number, domestic passengers rose 13% and international passengers were up 10%.
More than 1.9million passengers moved through the airport in the year to July, up 15% compared to the previous year.
In the year to July, Australians made up 67% of all international passengers coming through the airport compared to 21% for all New Zealand’s airports. That proportion increased to 80% in winter.
Visitors from China fell 8% over the period, while those from the United States and the United Kingdom rose 22% and 23% respectively.