World's busiest airports revealed

Here Are The World's Busiest Airports
Here Are The World's Busiest Airports


The Airports Council International, based in Montreal, has announced which of the world's airports were the most bustling in 2015.

For the 19th year in a row, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport claimed the number one spot.

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Last year, more than 100 million travelers passed through its terminals and concourses, a 5.1% increase over 2014.

The Beijing Capital International Airport also saw more traffic, up 4.4% to roughly 90 million passengers, landing it in second place.

Dubai International Airport was at 6th last year, but its 11% increase in 2015 catapulted it to 3rd this time around. 4th and 5th go to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Tokyo Haneda Airport, respectively.

London's Heathrow Airport comes in at number six and Los Angeles International Airport at seven.
Rounding out the top ten are, in order, Hong Kong International Airport, Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

In compiling its rankings, the Airports Council International reviewed data of over 1,100 facilities.

Singapore's Changi Airport was once again named the best airport in the world in 2016.

This is the fourth year in a row that the airport has claimed the top spot and it was followed by Incheon International Airport in South Korea in second place and Munich Airport in Germany in third position.



New Ranking Reveals World's Top Ten Airports
New Ranking Reveals World's Top Ten Airports