Top 10 busiest airports in Europe

What are the busiest airports in Europe?

Airports exist in all kinds of sizes, from tens of thousands to more than 100 million passengers per year. The busiest airports in Europe are an experience in itself, especially at some airports where the architecture can be breathtaking. Below are the top 10 busiest or largest airports in Europe.

Top 10 busiest airports in Europe, 2017:

Position Airport Total passengers
1 London Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom) 77,987,524
2 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (France) 69,471,442
3 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) 68,515,425
4 Frankfurt Airport (Germany) 64,500,386
5 Istanbul Atatürk Airport (Turkey) 63,727,448
6 Madrid Barajas Airport (Spain) 53,402,506
7 Barcelona Airport (Spain) 47,284,500
8 London Gatwick Airport (United Kingdom) 45,553,837
9 Munich Airport (Germany) 44,594,516
10 Rome Fiumicino Airport (Italy) 40,971,881 offers free airport information through its own websites and partners. The use of this data is only permitted for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned. Use for commercial purposes requires permission from, see the disclaimer.