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The 20 Most Busy Airports in the World, Soekarno Hatta is One of Them


Of the many airports in the world, 20 of them become the busiest with flights involving tens to hundreds of millions of passengers. Data and ratings are released by Airports Council International (ACI), which records flights during 2017.

1Being the busiest airport, the United States Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transports 104 million passengers throughout 2017

2With a total of 95.7 million passengers, Beijing International Airport ranked second in the world and the first in Asia as the busiest airport

3Not shifting from 2016 rankings, Dubai International Airport ranked third in the world with a total of 88 million passengers

4Haneda Airport is the main base of two Japanese domestic airlines. They fly about 85 million passengers

5Not just luxury, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is also known to be very busy with a total of 84.6 passengers

6This is United Airlines’ biggest operating center. A total of 80 million flew from O’Hare Airport, Chicago, United States

7London Heathrow Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the UK. With 78 million passengers, the airport is the busiest in Europe and is ranked seventh in the world

8As the main airport in Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport is preoccupied with flights of 73 million passengers

9Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the fastest growing airport in the world. After the renovation in 2015, they were able to fly up to 70 million passengers

10Aeroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France’s passenger surge, is quite rapid. That is, it increased by 6.1 percent from 2016 to 69 million passengers

11The Netherlands with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was ranked 11th as the busiest airport with 68.5 million passengers

12About 67 million passengers came to Dallas Fort Worth, United States, in 2017. There were 624,922 flights going on there

13In 2016, Guangzhou Bai Yun International Airport was ranked 15th, and shot to number 13 with 66 million passengers the following year

14Frankfurt Am Main Airport, Germany, is the main base of Lufthansa airlines. Each year the airport is capable of carrying 65 million passengers

15Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey can transport up to 64 million passengers

16While Indira Gandhi International Airport, India, is able to accommodate 63.5 million people. Their target of 100 million people flies in 2030

17The development of Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tangerang, has been able to increase service to 63 million passengers, as well as being the third busiest in Asia

18With 62.2 million passengers, Singapore Changi Airport entered the busiest airport line, as well as the best airport in the world for six consecutive years

19Incheon International Airport, South Korea, has a very effective system with passengers up to 62 million. In fact, they claim the opportunity to handle baggage errors is only 0,0001 percent

20Having the longest runway in the United States, Denver Airport is able to fly 61 million passengers

So far, which airport has made you most memorable? Share your experience in the comments column!

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