While the list of international airports around the globe is quite a long one, we take a glance at some of the busiest airports in the world.
Holding the rank of the world’s busiest airport, in terms of both passengers and flights, this airport has approximately 207 domestic and international flights. Flights from American Airlines, British Airways, American Eagle and Delta Airlines, Qatar Airways, and many others run here.
Covering approximately 1480 hectares of land, this airport is the main international airport serving in Beijing. The airport has 3 terminals that serve both domestic and international routes. The airport has once been witnessed with 557,167 aircraft movements making it one of the busiest airports in terms of aircraft traffic. Also, in terms of cargo traffic, this airport ranks significantly.
Located in the Al Garhoud district, it is amongst the busiest airports in the world operating with only 2 runways. As much as 83.6 million passengers, 2.59 million tons of cargo and 418,220 aircraft movements have been witnessed here. Covering an area of 2900 hectares, Dubai International Airport is an important contributor to the country’s economy accounting to 21% of employment in Dubai.
It is amongst the largest international airports in the United States with four parallel runways. The airport has 9 passenger terminals that are arranged in the shape of a horseshoe. Almost 80,921,527 passengers have been handled here which makes it one of the busiest airports in terms of passenger traffic.
Also known a the Haneda Airport, there are 3 terminals and the airport is open 24 hours. This airport once handled 75,316,718 passengers although it is equipped to handle as many as 90 million passengers in a year.
Providing direct service to as many as 208 destinations, this international airport has four terminals. Once it was amongst the list of busiest airports in the world in terms of flight takeoffs and landings. This airport is also distinctive for its eight runways.
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