The International Airports Council has determined the 10 busiest airports in the world. The USA has made its mark on the list with 5 airports, while Istanbul Airport is 7th. he entered in an ordinary way. The institution explained that global centers have shown themselves at the top of the ranking, but pre-pandemic levels have not yet been reached.
he Airports Council International (ACI), the world airports trade association, has published an annual ranking of the world’s busiest airports.
The ACI report pointed out that despite the increase in the number of passengers, the number of people traveling in 2022 is still below the figures before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019.
Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Managing Director of ACI World, stated:
“The top 10 busiest new airports in terms of passenger traffic reflect the resilience of the airport and the aviation industry and the desire of passengers to travel by air. While US airports are recovering faster thanks to their strong domestic Sundays, we are now witnessing global hubs including Dubai, Istanbul and London Heathrow airport joining the top ranks.”
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson international airport topped the list as the world’s busiest airport for the second year in a row. The airport reached 93,699,630 passengers in 2022, an increase of 23.8 percent. According to ACI, although the airport ranked as the busiest, the number of passengers in 2022 was still 15 percent less compared to 2019.
The only year that Atlanta was not the busiest airport of the last four years was 2020, when ATL came in second behind Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in southern China.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) ranked second on the list with 73.4 million passengers in 2022. The Texas airport saw a 17.5 percent increase compared to 2021 and a 2.3 percent decrease compared to 2019.
The airport is the largest hub for American Airlines and, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, DFW is the second largest airport by land area in the country after Denver International Airport.
Denver’s DEN international airport rounded out the top three on the list. The Colorado facility had 69,289,461 passengers in 2022, an increase of 17.8 percent compared to 2021.
Unlike the first two airports, DEN saw a 0.4 percent increase in the number of passengers in 2019 compared to the pre-pandemic time. The airport is an important hub for both United Airlines and Frontier Airlines.
According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Denver International Airport has also been among the top 20 busiest airports in the world every year since Dec. 2000.
According to ACI data, 5 among the airports that have Decked out in the top ranks. Dubai Airport (DXB), which reached the queue, reached 66.1 million passengers with a capacity increase of 127 percent. 7. Istanbul Airport (IST), which reached the queue, transferred 64.3 million passengers with an increase of 73.8 percent, while London Heathrow Airport, Delhi Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport respectively ranked 8th. , 9. and 10. it came at the turn.
HERE ARE THE 10 BUSIEST AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
Dubai International Airport (DXB)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Istanbul Airport (IST)
Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
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