25 of the World’s Busiest Airports

Posted by on November 7, 2012

As the world becomes more interconnected and increasingly crowded people have inevitably started traveling more. According to some current estimates nearly 5 million people are shuffled among the world’s airports everyday. If you’ve ever been one of them then you can attest to the fact that these are truly 25 of the world’s busiest airport.


McCarran International Airport

As the principal airport serving the Las Vegas, Nevada area McCarran sees roughly 41 million passengers every year.


Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

China’s second busiest airport with over 45 million people being served annually Baiyun International is a major hub in southern China.


Singapore Changi Airport

Usually referred to as just Changi Airport, this aviation hub serves over 100 airlines operating 6,000 weekly flights to hundreds of cities around the world. Every year over 46 million passengers take off and land on its runways.


John F. Kennedy International Airport

Photo – Mark Lennihan

The busiest international gateway to the United States, JFK handles more flights to and from abroad than any other airport in North America. Every year 48 million people walk through its terminals.


Suvarnabhumi Airport

One of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand Suvarnabhumi boasts the world’s largest free standing control tower. It moves roughly 48 million passengers every year.