Top 100 busiest airports

UPDATED 2018-10-17

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
Chicago (ORD) 1035 flights every day
2
Atlanta (ATL) 848 flights every day
3
Dallas (DFW) 807 flights every day
4
Charlotte (CLT) 710 flights every day
5
Denver (DEN) 704 flights every day
6
Beijing (PEK) 704 flights every day
7
Jakarta (CGK) 696 flights every day
8
Los Angeles (LAX) 684 flights every day
9
Tokyo (HND) 661 flights every day
10
Delhi (DEL) 588 flights every day
11
Guangzhou (CAN) 586 flights every day
12
Shanghai (PVG) 581 flights every day
13
Frankfurt (FRA) 522 flights every day
14
Paris (CDG) 511 flights every day
15
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 507 flights every day
16
Amsterdam (AMS) 501 flights every day
17
London (LHR) 493 flights every day
18
Houston (IAH) 485 flights every day
19
Phoenix (PHX) 479 flights every day
20
Kunming (KMG) 476 flights every day
21
Dubai (DXB) 470 flights every day
22
Newark (EWR) 470 flights every day
23
New York (JFK) 470 flights every day
24
Toronto (YYZ) 463 flights every day
25
San Francisco (SFO) 459 flights every day
26
Istanbul (IST) 454 flights every day
27
Singapore (SIN) 454 flights every day
28
Bangkok (BKK) 451 flights every day
29
Moscow (SVO) 449 flights every day
30
Philadelphia (PHL) 449 flights every day
31
New York (LGA) 448 flights every day
32
Boston (BOS) 447 flights every day
33
Xi'an (XIY) 436 flights every day
34
Las Vegas (LAS) 434 flights every day
35
Seattle (SEA) 433 flights every day
36
Seoul (ICN) 424 flights every day
37
Chengdu (CTU) 421 flights every day
38
Shenzhen (SZX) 419 flights every day
39
Mexico City (MEX) 411 flights every day
40
Madrid (MAD) 401 flights every day
41
Minneapolis (MSP) 399 flights every day
42
Chongqing (CKG) 393 flights every day
43
Hong Kong (HKG) 393 flights every day
44
Detroit (DTW) 389 flights every day
45
Munich (MUC) 385 flights every day
46
Washington (DCA) 381 flights every day
47
Miami (MIA) 375 flights every day
48
Orlando (MCO) 373 flights every day
49
Bombay (BOM) 371 flights every day
50
Bangkok (DMK) 355 flights every day
51
Hangzhou (HGH) 351 flights every day
52
Shanghai (SHA) 350 flights every day
53
Manila (MNL) 347 flights every day
54
Sydney (SYD) 347 flights every day
55
Barcelona (BCN) 345 flights every day
56
Rome (FCO) 321 flights every day
57
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 312 flights every day
58
Bangalore (BLR) 308 flights every day
59
Baltimore (BWI) 299 flights every day
60
Bogota (BOG) 298 flights every day
61
Tokyo (NRT) 291 flights every day
62
Washington (IAD) 287 flights every day
63
Sao Paulo (GRU) 281 flights every day
64
Nanjing (NKG) 274 flights every day
65
Zhengzhou (CGO) 273 flights every day
66
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 268 flights every day
67
Vancouver (YVR) 268 flights every day
68
Taipei (TPE) 262 flights every day
69
Xiamen (XMN) 261 flights every day
70
Melbourne (MEL) 261 flights every day
71
Fukuoka (FUK) 258 flights every day
72
Changsha (CSX) 251 flights every day
73
Dublin (DUB) 249 flights every day
74
Chicago (MDW) 248 flights every day
75
Surabaya (SUB) 247 flights every day
76
Johannesburg (JNB) 246 flights every day
77
Qingdao (TAO) 244 flights every day
78
Vienna (VIE) 244 flights every day
79
Salt Lake City (SLC) 243 flights every day
80
Hyderabad (HYD) 241 flights every day
81
San Diego (SAN) 238 flights every day
82
Urumqi (URC) 238 flights every day
83
Wuhan (WUH) 237 flights every day
84
Denpasar (DPS) 236 flights every day
85
Moscow (DME) 235 flights every day
86
Madras (MAA) 233 flights every day
87
Paris (ORY) 232 flights every day
88
Doha (DOH) 229 flights every day
89
Tianjin (TSN) 229 flights every day
90
Montreal (YUL) 228 flights every day
91
Athens (ATH) 227 flights every day
92
Copenhagen (CPH) 226 flights every day
93
London (LGW) 225 flights every day
94
Guiyang (KWE) 224 flights every day
95
Jeddah (JED) 224 flights every day
96
Osaka (KIX) 223 flights every day
97
Lima (LIM) 222 flights every day
98
Zurich (ZRH) 221 flights every day
99
Saint Louis (STL) 220 flights every day
100
Riyadh (RUH) 217 flights every day