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Here are the world’s most-traveled airports in 2017.

Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) of Georgia has been ranked as the busiest airport in the world for 2017 in terms of traffic volumes, according to a new report by the Airports Council International.

With 95.7 million passengers (both departing and arriving), Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) ranked number two on the list, followed by Dubai International Airport (DXB), Tokyo International Airport (HND), and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

And to surprise!

New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is no longer ranked among the 20 busiest in the world. About 59.4 million passengers used the airport in 2017, ranking it 22nd worldwide.

Here are the world’s most-traveled airports in 2017:

1. Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL): 103,902,992 passengers (down 0.3%)
Rank in 2016: 1st.
Country: United States

2. Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK): 95,786,442 passengers (up 1.5%)
Rank in 2016: 2nd.
Country: China

3. Dubai International Airport (DXB): 88,242,099 (up 5.5%)
Rank in 2016: 3rd.
Country: United Arab Emirates

4. Tokyo International (Haneda) Airport (HND): 85,408,975 (up 6.5%)
Rank in 2016: 5th.
Country: Japan

5. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 84,557,968 (up 4.5%)
Rank in 2016: 4th.
Country: United States

6. Chicago O’Hare (ORD): 79,828,183 (up 2.4%)
Rank in 2016: 6th.
Country: United States

7. London Heathrow (LHR): 78,014,598 (up 3%)
Rank in 2016: 7th.
Country: United Kingdom

8. Hong Kong (HKG): 72,663,955 (up 3.4%)
Rank in 2016: 8th.
Country: Hong Kong

9. Shanghai Pudong (PVG): 70,001,237 (up 6.1%)
Rank in 2016: 9th.
Country: China

10. Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG): 70,001,237 (up 6.1%)
Rank in 2016: 10th.
Country: France

11. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS): 68,515,425 (up 7.7%)
Rank in 2016: 12th.
Country: Netherlands

12. Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW): 67,092,194 (up 2.3%)
Rank in 2016: 11th.
Country: United States

13. Guangzhou, China (CAN): 65,887,473 (up 10.3%)
Rank in 2016: 15th.
Country: China

14. Frankfurt (FRA): 64,500,386 (up 6.1%)
Rank in 2016: 13th.
Country: Germany

15. Istanbul Atatürk (IST): 63,872,283 (up 6%)
Rank in 2016: 14th.
Country: Turkey

16. Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi (DEL): 63,451,503 (up 14.1%)
Rank in 2016: 22nd.
Country: India

17. Jakarta/Soekarno-Hatta (CGK): 63,015,620 (up 8.3%)
Rank in 2016: 19th.
Country: Indonesia

18. Singapore Changi (SIN): 62,220,000 (up 6%)
Rank in 2016: 17th.
Country: Singapore

19. Seoul/Incheon (ICN): 62,157,834 (up 7.5%)
Rank in 2016: 20th.
Country: South Korea

20. Denver (DEN): 61,379,396
Rank in 2016: 18th.
Country: United States

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