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Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World

Top 10 busiest airports in the world - Air travel has become the second most popular form of personal transport. And every plane trip starts at an airport. There are more than 40,000 airports in the world. Are you curious to know which of these are among the ten busiest airports on the planet?

Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World
Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World

Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World:


Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World:


1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

110.5 million passengers

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Headquartered in : Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Year of establishment: 1926


IATA code: ATL

Airline hub for: Delta Air Lines


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the busiest airport in the world for quite some time, since 1998 to be exact. 2019 was no exception. With a total of approximately 110.5 million passengers flying from or to Atlanta, the airport in the US state of Georgia has successfully defended its two-decade-long status as the world's most important airport. This airport is not only important as a destination airport but also more importantly as a hub airport connecting the United States to the rest of the Americas and vice versa.


 

2. Beijing Capital International Airport

100.0 million passengers

Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport

Headquartered in : Beijing, Beijing City, China

Established year: 1958


IATA code: PEK

Airport hub for: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines


No country in the world has built and renovated as many airports over the past two decades as China. The country's largest airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, was renovated and expanded in 2008 to accommodate the 2008 Summer Olympics. It is already Asia's largest and busiest airport. since then. With around 100 million passengers flying to or from China's capital airport, the airport ranked second among the world's busiest airports last year. However, for the needs of the capital city, this is still not enough. As a result, a new airport will be opened later this year, which is expected to handle 72 million passengers by 2025 and even more than 100 million passengers by 2040.


 

3. Los Angeles International Airport

88.1 million passengers

Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport

Headquartered in : Los Angeles, California, USA

Established year: 1930


IATA code: LAX

Air hubs for: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines


The city of Hollywood, stars and luster is also home to America's second busiest airport and fourth busiest airport in the world. LA's airport handled 88.1 million arrivals and departures in 2019. The airport is not only important as a destination airport, but also plays an important role as a hub airport, especially for international travelers. flights to and from East Asia.

 

4. Dubai International Airport

86.4 million passengers

Dubai International Airport
Dubai International Airport

Headquartered in : Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Established year: 1960


IATA code: DXB

Airport hub for: Fly Emirates, flydubai


Dubai over the past few decades has developed into a city of global importance, both in terms of tourism and economy. The United Arab Emirates' largest city is relatively small attracting tourists and expats from all over the world. It's no surprise that the city's airport is currently the third busiest airport on Earth. Around 86.4 million passengers traveled to or from Dubai in 2019.


 

5. Tokyo Haneda Airport

85.5 million passengers

Tokyo Haneda Airport
Tokyo Haneda Airport

Headquartered in: Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Year of establishment: 1931


IATA code: HND

Airport hub for: Air Do, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines, Solaseed Air, StarFlyer


Long the most important airport in mainland Asia, Tokyo's Haneda Airport is "just" the third-busiest airport in Asia these days, but still fifth-busiest. busiest in the world. With about 85.5 million passengers used the airport in 2019, the airport fell slightly behind Los Angeles and Dubai in terms of current passenger numbers.


 

6. O'Hare International Airport

84,4 triệu hành khách

O'Hare International Airport
O'Hare International Airport

Headquartered in : Chicago, Illinois, USA

Year of establishment: 1944


IATA code: ORD

Airport hub for: American Airlines, United Airlines


 

7. London Heathrow Airport

80.8 million passengers

London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport

Headquartered in : London, England, United Kingdom

Established year: 1929


IATA code: LHR

Airline hub for: British Airways


 

8. Shanghai Pudong International Airport

76.2 million passengers

Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Headquartered in : Shanghai, Shanghai City, China

Established year: 1999


IATA code: PVG

Airport hub for: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines


 

9. Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

76.1 million passengers

Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Headquartered in: Roissy-en-France, Ile-de-France, France

Established year: 1974


IATA code: CDG

Airline hub for: Air France


 

10. Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

75.1 million passengers

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

Headquartered in : Dallas, Texas, USA

Established year: 1973


IATA code: DFW

Airport hub for: American Airlines, Ameriflight


 

10 busiest airports in the world

(Based on data for 2019)


10 BEST AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD 2020:

1. HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

110.5 million passengers


2. BEIJING CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Beijing, Beijing city, China

100.0 million passengers


3. LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Los Angeles, California, USA

88.1 million passengers


4. DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, UAE

86.4 million passengers


5. TOKYO HANEDA AIRPORT

Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

85.5 million passengers


6. O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Chicago, Illinois, USA

84.4 million passengers


7. HEATHROW LONDON AIRPORT

London, England, United Kingdom

80.8 million passengers


8. DONG THUONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Shanghai, Shanghai city, China

76.2 million passengers


9. PARIS-CHARLES DE GAULLE AIRPORT

Roissy-en-France, Ile-de-France, France

76.1 million passengers


10. DALLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT / FORT WORTH

Dallas, Texas, USA

75.1 million passengers


 

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