Top 50 Busiest Airports

Topic: Economics
Source: Airports Council International

Airports Council International ranks the top 50 airports in the world in terms of annual passenger traffic. Passenger traffic accounts for the total number of passengers enplaned and deplaned, with passengers in transit counted only once.


In 2017, China operated nine of the fifty busiest airports in the world. Only nine airports in all of Europe ranked in the top 50. View

The number of passengers using Beijing Capital Airport nearly quadrupled from 2003 to 2017, rising from 24 million to over 96 million. View

Beijing Capital Airport was the second busiest airport in the world in 2017, when 96 million passengers passed through its gates. View