Here are the 20 busiest airports in the world in 2015

Here are the 20 busiest airports in the world in 2015

s one might expect, world’s busiest airport to be located in London, Singapore, New York, Beijing, or Dubai, but, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, located in the southern US city of Atlanta, Georgia took the top spot, according to the Airports Council International (ACI).

With more than 101 million passengers passing through in 2015 – that’s the equivalent of the population of Vietnam or a little less than Philippines, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world.

The Delta factor – It serves as the main hub for Delta Airlines and its 826-plane fleet – one of the world’s largest airlines.

Here are the 20 busiest airports in the world based on total passenger traffic in 2015:

No. 1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)  – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 101,491,106

No. 2. Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) – China
Yearly passengers in 2015: 89,938,628

No. 3. Dubai International Airport (DXB) – UAE
Yearly passengers in 2015: 78,010,265

No. 4. Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 76,949,504

No. 5. Tokyo International Airport (HND) – Japan
Yearly passengers in 2015: 75,316,718

No. 6. London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) – United Kingdom
Yearly passengers in 2015: 74,989,795

No. 7. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 74,937,004

No. 8. Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) – ong Kong
Yearly passengers in 2015: 68,283,407

No. 9. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) – France
Yearly passengers in 2015: 65,766,986

No. 10. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 64,072,468

No. 11. Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) – Turkey
Yearly passengers in 2015: 61,836,781

No. 12. Frankfurt Airport (FRA) – Germany
Yearly passengers in 2015: 61,032,022

No. 13. Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) – China
Yearly passengers in 2015: 60,053,387

No. 14. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) – Netherlands
Yearly passengers in 2015: 58,284,864

No. 15. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 56,827,154

No. 16. Singapore Changi Airport, or simply Changi Airport (SIN) – Singapore
Yearly passengers in 2015: 55,449,000

No. 17. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) – China
Yearly passengers in 2015: 55,201,915

No. 18. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) – Indonesia
Yearly passengers in 2015: 54,053,905

No. 19. Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado (DEN) – United States
Yearly passengers in 2015: 54,014,502

No. 20. Suvarnabhumi Airport, also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport (BKK) – Thailand
Yearly passengers in 2015: 52,902,110

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