Top 100 busiest airports

UPDATED 2022-08-08

This is a list of the 100 busiest airports in the world measured by scheduled departures daily (and not number of passengers. Note that we have only accounted for scheduled passenger flights and not freighters or chartered flights. The numbers are the daily avarage from next week.

1
Atlanta (ATL) 916 flights every day
2
Chicago (ORD) 889 flights every day
3
Denver (DEN) 850 flights every day
4
Dallas (DFW) 756 flights every day
5
Charlotte (CLT) 660 flights every day
6
Delhi (DEL) 645 flights every day
7
Los Angeles (LAX) 640 flights every day
8
Istanbul (IST) 638 flights every day
9
Guangzhou (CAN) 634 flights every day
10
Amsterdam (AMS) 615 flights every day
11
New York (JFK) 583 flights every day
12
Jakarta (CGK) 578 flights every day
13
London (LHR) 570 flights every day
14
Newark (EWR) 561 flights every day
15
Paris (CDG) 561 flights every day
16
Tokyo (HND) 559 flights every day
17
Shanghai (PVG) 556 flights every day
18
Frankfurt (FRA) 528 flights every day
19
Boston (BOS) 518 flights every day
20
Toronto (YYZ) 515 flights every day
21
Las Vegas (LAS) 515 flights every day
22
Seattle (SEA) 514 flights every day
23
Mexico City (MEX) 505 flights every day
24
Houston (IAH) 497 flights every day
25
New York (LGA) 496 flights every day
26
Shenzhen (SZX) 496 flights every day
27
Beijing (PEK) 490 flights every day
28
Xi'an (XIY) 490 flights every day
29
Chongqing (CKG) 476 flights every day
30
Dubai (DXB) 472 flights every day
31
Kunming (KMG) 468 flights every day
32
Phoenix (PHX) 459 flights every day
33
Madrid (MAD) 452 flights every day
34
Orlando (MCO) 443 flights every day
35
Peking (PKX) 439 flights every day
36
San Francisco (SFO) 433 flights every day
37
Miami (MIA) 419 flights every day
38
Barcelona (BCN) 419 flights every day
39
Munich (MUC) 414 flights every day
40
Bombay (BOM) 406 flights every day
41
Chengdu (TFU) 405 flights every day
42
London (LGW) 395 flights every day
43
Washington (DCA) 394 flights every day
44
Minneapolis (MSP) 390 flights every day
45
Sydney (SYD) 387 flights every day
46
Hangzhou (HGH) 383 flights every day
47
Palma De Mallorca (PMI) 380 flights every day
48
Shanghai (SHA) 377 flights every day
49
Detroit (DTW) 376 flights every day
50
Manila (MNL) 361 flights every day
51
Bogota (BOG) 349 flights every day
52
Nanjing (NKG) 344 flights every day
53
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 342 flights every day
54
Athens (ATH) 341 flights every day
55
Rome (FCO) 340 flights every day
56
Zhengzhou (CGO) 329 flights every day
57
Moscow (SVO) 323 flights every day
58
Salt Lake City (SLC) 322 flights every day
59
Sao Paulo (GRU) 320 flights every day
60
Vancouver (YVR) 317 flights every day
61
Wuhan (WUH) 316 flights every day
62
Dublin (DUB) 312 flights every day
63
Philadelphia (PHL) 310 flights every day
64
Bangalore (BLR) 309 flights every day
65
Changsha (CSX) 309 flights every day
66
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 299 flights every day
67
Vienna (VIE) 299 flights every day
68
Bangkok (BKK) 292 flights every day
69
Melbourne (MEL) 292 flights every day
70
Paris (ORY) 291 flights every day
71
Riyadh (RUH) 291 flights every day
72
Zurich (ZRH) 288 flights every day
73
Chengdu (CTU) 288 flights every day
74
Singapore (SIN) 286 flights every day
75
Jeddah (JED) 284 flights every day
76
Lisbon (LIS) 281 flights every day
77
Washington (IAD) 280 flights every day
78
Istanbul (SAW) 278 flights every day
79
Baltimore (BWI) 277 flights every day
80
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 276 flights every day
81
Chicago (MDW) 268 flights every day
82
Xiamen (XMN) 266 flights every day
83
Urumqi (URC) 265 flights every day
84
Montreal (YUL) 265 flights every day
85
Cancun (CUN) 263 flights every day
86
San Diego (SAN) 263 flights every day
87
Nashville (BNA) 260 flights every day
88
Hanoi (HAN) 258 flights every day
89
Qingdao (TAO) 255 flights every day
90
Copenhagen (CPH) 254 flights every day
91
Austin (AUS) 249 flights every day
92
Milano (MXP) 249 flights every day
93
Doha (DOH) 247 flights every day
94
Manchester (MAN) 246 flights every day
95
London (STN) 242 flights every day
96
Shenyang (SHE) 240 flights every day
97
Guiyang (KWE) 240 flights every day
98
Harbin (HRB) 236 flights every day
99
Hyderabad (HYD) 236 flights every day
100
Haikou (HAK) 235 flights every day