Maastricht stats

March 29 2011

Some numbers from the world's biggest art and antiques fair, courtesy of Forbes. My favourite at the end;

Opening night: 144,000 flowers; 120,000 hors d’oeuvres dishes; 60 private planes.

Overall: 1800 bottles of Champagne; 3500 bottles of wine; 100,000 glasses; 78,478 visitors from; 55 countries; 181 museum representatives; 154 private airplanes; one airport runway converted to a parking lot to accommodate said planes; more than 30,000 objects valued at over 2 billion euros; 1 robbery.

Incidentally, the jet count is down from 171 last year.

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