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Top 10 World’s Busiest Airports in 2017

January 2, 2018 Priyannkaa Dey 0Comment

Traveling is an experience and helps in meeting new people across the world. New culture, new aura, new kinds of exotic places add to our world experience. The primary part of traveling is hopping from one airport to another as that’s where people board flights in order to go to any destination. It can be helpful for any traveler to know which airport has the most inflow of passengers.

Normally the Airports Council International releases a list of the busiest airports. It has been releasing such lists of most traveled airports since many years and it normally takes in to account the passengers’ number in a year traveling from that airport. Usually 1144 airports from around 44000 airports from across the globe are considered in that list for the survey. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most busiest airports in the world in 2017:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

The International Airport enjoys a strategic location. The airport operates flights from Central, North America, etc. It also operates flights to Asia, Europe and Africa. No wonder, it is one of the top busiest airports in the world.

  • Beijing Capital International Airport

 This Airport operates as the fundamental hub for Air China, Hainan Airlines, etc. China Southeastern Airlines’ hub is also located there. Air China flies to around 120 locations. Another terminal was added later. This explains the reason for Beijing Capital International Airport being one of the most busiest airports.

  • Dubai International Airport

 Dubai International Airlines, flydubai and Emirates have their hub at Dubai International Airport. Flydubai is another well known name which operates from there. The Dubai International Airport has witnessed fantastic growth with every passing year and now a huge number of international passengers travel from this airport.

  • O’Hare International Airport

O’Hare International Airport is located in Chicago, Illinois. Considering that it is the primary airport for Chicago metropolitan area, it has a good inflow passengers throughout the year. The airport operates direct flights to more than 210 locations in Asia, Europe, US, North America, etc.

  • Tokyo Haneda Airport

 The Airport serves flights to 25 cities. The Japan government is encouraging the use of Tokyo Haneda Airport for work trips. After the much awaited expansion, this airport is definitely in the list of top 10 busiest airports.

  • London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is based in Hillingdon, London. In fact, it is the busiest international airport in both Europe and the United Kingdom in terms of passenger traffic. It stands at sixth position in the world.

  • Los Angeles International Airport

 Los Angeles International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Canada. It is regarded as one of the prominent international airports in the US too. It connects Europe, Latin America, Asia, etc. The beautiful airport has 9 terminals. 3 terminals that are located underground. With around 87 domestic and 69 flights to international destinations operating from this airport, it has considerable inflow of passengers.

  • Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is the connecting base of several airlines like China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Air India. It has a staff strength of more than 65000. It handles passenger volume in millions in a year.

  • Paris International Airport

It is the biggest international airport in France. Paris Airport is considered the busiest airport in Europe next to London Heathrow Airport. Huge number of travelers want to explore Paris every year and this airport is the ultimate destination for an avid traveler.

  • Dallas or Fort Worth International Airport

 Considering that this is the primary international airport that serves Dalla-Fort Worth area, Texas, US, Dallas or Fort Worth International Airport is definitely popular among travelers.

The above is the list of some of the busiest airports in the world. Where are you planning to go for your next holidays? Whatever be the destination, log in to FareMachine to get greats deals on flight tickets.

Priyannkaa Dey

Content Writer at FareMachine
With editorial and writing experience with magazines such as ‘DataQuest’, ‘Leisure & Resorts’, ‘Voice&Data’, 'Entrepreneur'; Priyanka has also worked in the digital communication department of other organizations like FareMachine. Her interests include blog reading and writing.

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