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Largest Airports In The World

Friday, Aug 28, 2020, 4:03 pm

1.Hong Kong

It used to be the case that the flight to Hong Kong airport was scary as you almost clipped buildings, but this new airport is much better even though it is surrounded by water. More than 55 million people arrive or depart from this airport every single year and you cannot imagine the old airport being able to cope with that due to it being smaller.


When it comes to being a hub for travel in the Middle East, then the airport in Dubai is the place you want to travel to. It deals with more than 56 million people every single year and it has to be one of the plushest and most modern airports right now. With the popularity of Dubai increasing, then it would not be a surprise to see them getting up to 60 million people per year.


This airport in Indonesia is the second biggest in the whole of Asia after Beijing Capital. It handles more than 57 million people each year with people going all over Asia from this central hub. It is an airport that is very well run, but you do wonder how many more people it can take without it running into problems.


When it comes to major airports in Europe, then Frankfurt is one of the busiest not only for people going to Germany, but also those people getting connecting flights elsewhere. This has led to more than 58 million people using it in a single year and do not be surprised if they get more than 60 million people per year very soon indeed.

5.Dallas/Ft Worth

When it comes to sheer size, then this airport in Dallas really is very impressive and in actual fact the image here does not do it justice. It handles approximately 60 million travelers every single year with flights jetting off all over the world as well as across the entire United States. This is one impressive airport to visit.

6.Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France currently handles more than 61 million passengers each year with this number having gone up after they expanded the airport. This airport is crazy with the number of flights that land and depart from here as it is also a main connection airport for flights from smaller regional airports in different countries in Europe.

7.Los Angeles

You will not be shocked to discover that the main airport for Los Angeles is ranked among the biggest in the world. This airport has to handle almost 65 million people every single year, so it is undoubtedly one of the busiest out there. You can only imagine the number of cities and countries that are linked via this airport.



Tokyo International airport is seen as being the fifth biggest airport in the world with it handling over 67 million passengers on a yearly basis. They did expand it quite recently in order to cope with demand and as you can see it is on an island as well, so expect the visitor numbers to increase as this airport continues to get busier.

9.Chicago O'Hare

A few years ago this airport in Chicago was the biggest in the world and it is still massive both in size as well as passenger numbers. However, now it deals with almost 70 million people every single year with a large percentage of them traveling to various locations in the United States as well as abroad. This airport is a real hub of international travel and it will continue to be one of the biggest airports in the world.


10.London Heathrow

London Heathrow really is a hub of international travel and this can be seen by the fact that over 70 million people pass through its doors every single year. Flights leave for all over the entire world from this airport and it has to be one of the most famous ones in the world as well and with Terminal 5 now open it will get even busier.

11.Beijing Capital

Will it come as a shock to hear that an airport in China is now one of the biggest in the world? Probably not, but Beijing Capital is the second biggest in the world when it comes to passenger numbers with over 81 million people passing through its doors each year. The one thing you can be sure of is that this number will grow and do not be surprised if it surpasses 100 million soon.


12.Hartsfield - Jackson

This airport in Atlanta is reputed to service the highest number of travelers in any given year. The latest figures state that over 95 million people went through the airport in a single year and this is a huge number when you are probably surprised that it is an airport in Atlanta that has these figures.


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