The world’s busiest airports refer to the airfields with the maximum passengers including domestic and international traffic that embark and disembark from aircraft. Research shows that most the local travelers reside in United States, China, and the United Kingdom. The global rate of travelers will dominate every time than domestic tourists. However, the ranking of the various airports changed dramatically in the last ten years; some got declined while some got risen. The United States has many busiest airports in the world than any other country. World’s most traveled airport is also referred as world’s largest airport because it is the primary reason of its extent.
ACI, short for Airport Council International has given the following details and statistics. The source said that the rankings are 100% optimum and unique as per the criteria of a survey. Most of the airports have uplifted their sparks by showing a great achievement. Dubai International Airport is one of these. It has readily changed its position from No. 6 to No. 3 in one year. O’Hare Int’l Airport improves its order from No. 7 to No. 4.
Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World by Passenger Traffic
Check out the list of top 10 airports with the most passengers:
|wdt_ID||Ranking||Airport||Airport Code (IATA/IACO)||Number of Passengers (in 2015)|
|1||No. 1||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport||ATL/KATL||101,491,106|
|2||No. 2||Beijing Capital International Airport||PEK/ZBAA||89,938,628|
|3||No. 3||Dubai International Airport||DXB/OMDB||78,014,841|
|4||No. 4||O'Hare International Airport||ORD/KORD||76,942,493|
|5||No. 5||Tokyo Haneda Airport||HND/RJTT||75,316,718|
|6||No. 6||London Heathrow Airport||LHR/EGLL||74,989,795|
|7||No. 7||Los Angeles International Airport||LAX/KLAX||74,937,004|
|8||No. 8||Hong Kong International Airport||HKG/VHHH||68,283,407|
|9||No. 9||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport||CDG/LFPG||65,766,986|
|10||No. 10||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport||DFW/KDFW||64,072,468|
#1 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
#2 Beijing Capital International Airport
The second largest airport regarding traffic and aircraft movement statistics is BCIA, handled almost nearly 90 million passengers in the last year. It’s the biggest airport in Asia continent, since 2010 and also listed in one of the world’s most used cargo airports. With the area of 14,800,000 square meters, it’s the world’s sixth biggest building by land. Consisting of three terminals, whereas Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 is the world’s largest airport terminal building by total space after DXB T3. BCIA is the main hub for Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Hainan Airlines. Terminal 1 is only capable of handling domestic flights while rest of two manage both international and local aircraft movements. Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited has the complete hold on BCIA’s authority and manages it. The airport commenced operations were started on 2 March 1958.
#3 Dubai International Airport