World’s top 10 biggest airports

I hope the visitors of this website will enjoy this post. Here we have made a ranking list of biggest airports keeping in view the number of passengers travelling each day. We ranked Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport on the top because it exchanges the largest number of passengers each day. The total number of passengers travel through this airport  is 104,171,935.  

01. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport:

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Passenger numbers 2016: 104,171,935

Address: 6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320, USA

IATA Code: ATL
Elevation: 313 m
Number of runways: 5
Phone: +1 800-897-1910
% increase from 2015: +2.6

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport located 7 miles south of Atlanta’s central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. Atlanta has been firmly fixed to the top spot and is widely considered the US hub certainly when connecting internally within the United States. In fact, it is so renowned for handling millions of passengers effectively that in a parody Star Wars episode of “Family Guy“, Stewie Griffin, playing Darth Vader, joked that “Even though we’re in a galaxy far, far away, we still had to connect in Atlanta.”

02. Beijing Capital International Airport:

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Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. It is located 32 km northeast of Beijing’s city center, in an enclave of Chaoyang District and the surroundings of that enclave in suburban Shunyi District. Of the staggering 182 commercial airports in China, the world’s most populous nation, Beijing’s biggest is comfortably the largest and became the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passenger traffic and total traffic movements by 2009 after a rapid ascension of development over the last decade or so.
Address: Shunyi, Beijing, China
Elevation: 35 m
Number of runways: 3
Phone: +86 10 96158
IATA Code: BJS, PEK
Passenger numbers 2016: 94,393,000
% increase from 2015: +5

 

03. Dubai International Airport:

 

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Dubai International Airport is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic. Aside from passenger numbers, Dubai International is a huge – and we mean Burj Khalifa huge – contributor to Dubai’s economy, as it employs approximately 90,000 people, indirectly supports over 400,000 jobs and contributes over US$26.7 billion to the economy.
Address: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 224 5555
Owner: Dubai
Passenger count: 83,654,000
Passenger numbers 2016: 83,654,250
IATA code: DXB
Percentage increase from 2015: +7.2

 

04. Los Angeles International Airport:

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Los Angeles International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the Greater Los Angeles Area and the state of California, as well as one of the largest international airports in the United States. Los Angeles International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the US by boarded passengers (36,351,226). The iconic LAX is the second largest US airport and attracts and handles a lot of Hollywood’s biggest names. LAX is considered by many to be the main ‘Gateway to the Pacific Rim’ and has strong connections with Latin America and Asia. Distinctive details of the airport are.
Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
IATA Code: LAX
Elevation: 38 m
Phone: +1 855-463-5252
Owner: Los Angeles
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Passenger numbers 2016: 80,921,527
Percentage increase since 2015: +8

 

05. Tokyo Haneda Airport:

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Tokyo International Airport, commonly known as Haneda Airport or Tokyo Haneda Airport, is one of the two primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Area, and is the primary base of Japan’s two major domestic airlines, Japan Airlines (Terminal 1) and All Nippon Airways (Terminal 2). Tokyo Haneda Airport is the third-busiest airport in Asia by total passengers (79,520,000). Haneda Airport  (IATA code: HND), formally known as Tokyo International Airport, is located less than 30 minutes south of central Tokyo, considerably closer to the city center than Narita Airport, Tokyo’s other airport. Compared to Narita Airport, Haneda Airport handles way more domestic flights, but fewer international flights. With over 60 million passengers per year overall, Haneda Airport is by far Japan’s busiest airport and ranks among the world’s five busiest airports.Haneda Airport was opened in 1931. In 1978, the then newly constructed Narita Airport took over most of Tokyo’s international air traffic, while Haneda Airport was designated to handle the capital’s domestic air traffic. Haneda Airport resumed handling an increased number of international flights in 2010 with the completion of a new runway and a new international terminal building.

Address: Hanedakuko, Ota, Tokyo 144-0041, Japan
IATA code: HND
Elevation: 11 m
Phone: +81 3-5757-8111
Economic impact: $18.5 billion
Passenger numbers 2016: 79,520,000

Percentage increase since 2015: +5.6

 

06. O’Hare International Airport, Chicago:

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Chicago O’Hare International Airport, also known as O’Hare Airport, Chicago International Airport, Chicago O’Hare, or simply O’Hare, is an international airport located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles northwest of the Loop. Did you know that O’Hare was actually the busiest airport by number of takeoffs and landings in 2014, topping its US rival Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport only to lose the title to Atlanta a year on.
Address: 10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666, USA
Elevation: 204 m altitude from sea level
Phone: +1 800-832-6352
Owner: Chicago
IATA code: ORD
Number of Passengers 2017: 83,560,231
Percentage increase since 2015: +1.3

 

07. London Heathrow:

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London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the UK by passenger traffic (75,711,130). Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom. Heathrow is the third busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic, as well as the busiest airport in the world with regard to total passengers travel through it.
Address: Longford TW6
Area: 12.14 km²
Phone: 0844 335 1801
Number of runways: 2
IATA code: LHR
Total number of Passenger in 2016: 75,671,863
Percentage increase since 2015: +0.9

 

08. Hong Kong International Airport:

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Hong Kong International Airport  also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport because of its location on Chek Lap Kok Island in the west of Hong Kong. Designed by Sir Norman Foster, the airport opened in July 1998 and has since been named “World’s Best Airport” by Skytrax eight times.

 

IATA code: HKG

No. of Passenger in 2016: 70,502,000

Percentage increase since 2015: +2.9

09: Shanghai Pudong International Airport:

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Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located in Pudong New District, about 18.6 miles (30 kilometers) from downtown area and about 24.9 miles (40 kilometers) from Hongqiao International Airport. Covering an area of more than 15.4 square miles (40 square kilometers), Pudong Airport is one of China’s most famous and important airports. The more than 197.7 acres meters (800,000 square) of parking aprons along with 76 gate positions provide evidence of its importance. This airport also consists of two terminal buildings and free shuttle buses and specal roadways connect the two terminals. Thirteen baggage transfer belts for arrivals and twenty-eight boarding bridges and other attached service, such as shopping areas and restaurants are also available to provide travelers with more convenience and comfort during their stay. Currently airlines flying in and out of providing service to 62 domestic cities and 73 international destinations.

 

IATA code: PVG

No. of Passenger in 2016: 65,982,100

Percentage increase since 2015: +9.9

10. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport:

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Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport, is France’s largest international airport. Named after the leader of the Free French Forces and founder of the French Fifth Republic, as well as President of France from 1959 to 1969, the airport is located 25 kilometers northeast of Paris. Paris Charles de Gaulle airport covers 32.38 square kilometers and includes three Terminals as well as Roissypôle, a complex of office buildings, shopping areas, and hotels.

 

IATA code: CDG

No. of the Passenger in 2016: 65,933,145

Percentage increase from 2015: +0.3

 

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