Top 50 Busiest Airports In The World

The list of busiest airports in the world is calculated by number of passengers passing through airports,either as departure,arrival or transit. This list is maintained according to the data provided by Airports Council International (ACI). These world’s busiest airports are ranked according the numbers of passengers traveled in 2015, however list remains less ore more similar in 2016 as well.

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (USA) is the most busiest airport in the world since 2000.It facilitate total 101,491,106 passengers in only 2015.

Busiest Airports In The World

Beijing Capital International Airport China came at 2nd place with total 89,938,628 passengers travel through it in 2015. It is considered as on of the busiest airport in Asia.

Busiest Airports In The World

London Heathrow Airport scored 3rd place with total 73,408,442 passengers used it’s facility. It is the the most busy busiest airport in Europe. If you combine the passenger traffic of all the airports in a city, London Heathrow Airport has the world’s busiest city airport system.

Busiest Airports In The World

Here is a complete list of 50 busiest airports in the world with number of passengers traveled through them.

Top 50 Busiest Airports In The World

Rank Airport Country Location Total passengers
1 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport United States Atlanta, Georgia 96,178,899
2 Beijing Capital International Airport China Chaoyang, Beijing 86,130,390
3 London Heathrow Airport United Kingdom Hillingdon, London 73,408,442
4 Tokyo Haneda Airport Japan Ota, Tokyo 72,826,862
5 Los Angeles International Airport United States Los Angeles, California 70,665,472
6 Dubai International Airport United Arab Emirates Garhoud, Dubai 70,475,636
7 O’Hare International Airport United States Chicago, Illinois 70,015,746
8 Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport France Roissy-en-France, Île-de-France 63,808,796
9 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport United States Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas 63,523,489
10 China Hong Kong International Airport China Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong 63,148,379
11 Frankfurt Airport Germany Frankfurt, Hesse 59,566,132
12 Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Indonesia Cengkareng, Banten 57,005,406
13 Istanbul Atatürk Airport Turkey Istanbul 56,767,108
14 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol The Netherlands Haarlemmermeer, North Holland 54,978,023
15 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport China Huadu, Guangzhou, Guangdong 54,780,346
16 Singapore Changi Airport Singapore Changi 54,091,802
17 John F. Kennedy International Airport United States Queens, New York City 53,635,346
18 Denver International Airport United States Denver, Colorado 53,472,514
19 Shanghai Pudong International Airport China Pudong, Shanghai 51,651,800
20 Kuala Lumpur International Airport Malaysia Sepang, Selangor 48,932,471
21 United States San Francisco International Airport United States San Mateo County, California 47,114,611
22 Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport Thailand Bang Phli, Samut Prakan 46,423,352
23 South Korea Seoul Incheon International Airport Republic of Korea Incheon 45,662,322
24 Charlotte Douglas International Airport United States Charlotte, North Carolina 44,333,475
25 United States McCarran International Airport United States Las Vegas, Nevada 42,869,517
26 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport United States Phoenix, Arizona 42,125,212
27 Spain Madrid Barajas Airport Spain Madrid 41,815,261
28 George Bush Intercontinental Airport United States Houston, Texas 41,194,558
29 United States Miami International Airport United States Miami-Dade County, Florida 40,941,879
30 Brazil São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport Brazil Guarulhos, São Paulo 39,773,716
31 India Indira Gandhi International Airport India Delhi 39,752,819
32 Germany Munich Airport Germany Freising, Bavaria 39,700,515
33 Australia Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport Australia Sydney, New South Wales 38,863,380
34 Canada Toronto Pearson International Airport Canada Mississauga, Ontario 38,569,088
35 Italy Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport Italy Fiumicino, Lazio 38,506,467
36 United Kingdom London Gatwick Airport United Kingdom Crawley, West Sussex 38,105,747
37 China Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport China Changning District, Shanghai 37,971,135
38 China Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport China Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan 37,712,357
39 Spain Barcelona–El Prat Airport Spain Barcelona 37,540,326
40 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport United States Seattle, Washington 37,497,941
41 China Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport China Bao’an District,Shenzhen 36,272,701
42 Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Taiwan Dayuan, Taoyuan City 35,804,465
43 United States Orlando International Airport United States Orlando, Florida 35,714,091
44 Newark Liberty International Airport United States Newark, New Jersey 35,610,759
45 Japan Narita International Airport Japan Narita, Chiba 35,535,206
46 Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport United States St. Paul, Minnesota 35,147,083
47 India Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport India Mumbai, Maharashtra 34,993,738
48 Mexico Benito Juárez International Airport Mexico Venustiano Carranza 34,255,739
49 Philippines Ninoy Aquino International Airport Philippines Pasay/Parañaque, Metro Manila 34,015,169
50 Russia Domodedovo International Airport Russia Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast 33,108,047

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