25 of the World’s Busiest Airports

Posted by , Updated on May 11, 2014

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.

Haneda Airport

Haneda Airport

Better known as Tokyo International Airport it was recognized by Forbes as the most punctual airport in the world which is a good thing considering that over 62 million passengers pass through its gates every year.


O’Hare International Airport

O'Hare International Airport

Also known as Chicago Airport, it’s a hub for United Airlines and American Airlines both of which contribute significantly to the total of 66 million passengers moved annually.


London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport

Located in West London London Heathrow Airport serves more international passengers than any other airport in the world with a total count of around 70 million annually.


Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport

As the main airport serving the capital of China it is run and controlled by the state and for several years now it has been by far the busiest airport in Asia serving about 77 million passengers annually.


Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Ever since the year 2000 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta has been the busiest in the world serving roughly 92 million passengers annually. It is the hub of several major airlines including Southwest and has 199 gates in total.

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