An airport is a location where aircraft such as fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and blimps take off and land. There are many busiest airports around the world but here is the list of top ten busiest airports in the world by passengers activities. Aircraft may be stored or maintained at an airport. An airport consists of at least one surface such as a runway for a plane to take off and land, a helipad, or water for takeoffs and landings, and often includes buildings such as control towers, hangars and terminal buildings. Se friends lets see the top ten busiest airports of the world.
10. Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport is the 10 busiest airport of the world by passenger traffic. Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong. The airport is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, China. The airport opened for commercial operations in 1998 and the total passengers are about 50,348,960.
9. Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt Airport is the 9th busiest airport of the world that is located in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany. Frankfurt Airport is by far the busiest airport by passenger traffic in Germany, the third busiest in Europe and ninth busiest worldwide in 2010. The total passenger are about 56,440,000.
8. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the 8th busiest airport of the world located in Texas, United States. This airport is not only the busies airport in Texas but also the largest airport in Texas, second in the United States. The total passengers are about 56,906,610.
7. Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport is the 7th busiest airport of the world located in Paris, France. The airport is also known as Roissy Airport. The airport serves as the principal hub for Air France. In 2011, the airport handled 60,970,551 passengers and 514,059 aircraft movements, making it the world’s seventh busiest airport and Europe’s second busiest airport.
6. Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport is the 6th busiest airport of the world. Los Angeles International Airport is located in Los Angeles, California, United States. The airport handled 61,859,523 passengers and 601,416 aircraft movements and made it the world’s sixth busiest airport in the world.
5. Haneda Airport
Haneda Airport is the 5th busiest airport of the world. Haneda Airport is located in Tokyo, Japan. Haneda handles almost all domestic flights to and from Tokyo while Narita International Airport handles the vast majority of international flights, the airport handled about 64,211,074 passengers.
4.O’Hare International Airport
O’Hare International Airport is the 4th busiest airport of the world, O’Hare International Airport is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. 66,790,996 passengers handled by this airport. It is operated by the City of Chicago Department of Aviation.
3. London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport is the 3rd busiest airport of the world. London Heathrow Airport is located in Hillingdon, London, United Kingdom. The airport handled 69,433,230 passengers and 480,906 aircraft movements made it the world’s 3rd busiest airport and the busiest airport in the United Kingdom.
2. Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest airport of the world and the busiest airport in China. The Beijing Capital International Airport is located in Chaoyang, Beijing, China. The airport handled 78,675,000 passengers and 517,584 aircraft made it the world’s second busiest airport.
1. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in all around the world. It has been the world’s busiest airport by passenger traffic and number of landings and take-offs since 2005. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport served about 89 million passengers per year. 89,331,622 passengers and 950,119 aircraft movement made it the busiest airport in all around the world. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport held its ranking as the world’s busiest airport in 2010, both in terms of passengers and number of flights