Top 10 busiest airports in the world

What are the busiest airports in the world?

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

Top 10 busiest airports in the world, 2016:

Position Airport Total passengers
1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport (United States) 104,171,935
2 Beijing Capital Airport (China) 94,393,000
3 Dubai International Airport (United Arab Emirates) 83,654,250
4 Los Angeles Airport (United States) 80,921,527
5 Tokyo Haneda Airport (Japan) 79,520,000
6 Chicago O’Hare Airport (United States) 77,960,588
7 London Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom) 75,671,863
8 Hong Kong Airport (China) 70,502,000
9 Shanghai Pudong Airport (China) 65,982,100
10 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (France) 65,933,145 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.