Top 10 busiest airports in the UK and Ireland

What are the busiest airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland?

Airports exist in all kinds of sizes, from tens of thousands to more than 100 million passengers per year. The major airports in the world are an experience in itself, especially in Asia where the architecture can be breathtaking. Below are the top 10 busiest or largest airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Top 10 busiest airports in the UK and Ireland, 2017:

Position Airport Total passengers
1 London Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom) 77,987,524
2 London Gatwick Airport (United Kingdom) 54,553,837
3 Dublin Airport (Ireland) 29,582,321
4 Manchester Airport (United Kingdom) 27,773,917
5 London Stansted Airport (United Kingdom) 25,902,618
6 London Luton Airport (United Kingdom) 15,989,225
7 Edinburgh Airport (Scotland) 13,409,610
8 Birmingham Airport (United Kingdom) 12,982,180
9 Glasgow Airport (Scotland) 9,894,845
10 Bristol Airport (United Kingdom) 8,234,086 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.