Top 100 busiest airports

UPDATED 2023-01-19

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) 902 flights every day
2
Chicago (ORD) 833 flights every day
3
Dallas (DFW) 782 flights every day
4
Denver (DEN) 779 flights every day
5
Guangzhou (CAN) 650 flights every day
6
Los Angeles (LAX) 607 flights every day
7
Charlotte (CLT) 602 flights every day
8
Delhi (DEL) 588 flights every day
9
Tokyo (HND) 580 flights every day
10
New York (JFK) 558 flights every day
11
Istanbul (IST) 541 flights every day
12
Shanghai (PVG) 532 flights every day
13
Phoenix (PHX) 523 flights every day
14
New York (LGA) 516 flights every day
15
Dubai (DXB) 514 flights every day
16
Las Vegas (LAS) 510 flights every day
17
Shenzhen (SZX) 503 flights every day
18
Jakarta (CGK) 502 flights every day
19
Newark (EWR) 497 flights every day
20
Kunming (KMG) 494 flights every day
21
Houston (IAH) 487 flights every day
22
Xi'an (XIY) 476 flights every day
23
Orlando (MCO) 474 flights every day
24
London (LHR) 472 flights every day
25
Miami (MIA) 472 flights every day
26
Chongqing (CKG) 470 flights every day
27
Beijing (PEK) 462 flights every day
28
Seattle (SEA) 454 flights every day
29
Boston (BOS) 441 flights every day
30
Peking (PKX) 438 flights every day
31
Mexico City (MEX) 430 flights every day
32
Paris (CDG) 430 flights every day
33
Amsterdam (AMS) 427 flights every day
34
Bombay (BOM) 418 flights every day
35
Chengdu (TFU) 415 flights every day
36
Washington (DCA) 412 flights every day
37
Madrid (MAD) 412 flights every day
38
San Francisco (SFO) 397 flights every day
39
Toronto (YYZ) 383 flights every day
40
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 382 flights every day
41
Bangkok (BKK) 375 flights every day
42
Shanghai (SHA) 375 flights every day
43
Hangzhou (HGH) 374 flights every day
44
Manila (MNL) 373 flights every day
45
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 373 flights every day
46
Bogota (BOG) 370 flights every day
47
Frankfurt (FRA) 368 flights every day
48
Singapore (SIN) 364 flights every day
49
Detroit (DTW) 355 flights every day
50
Minneapolis (MSP) 347 flights every day
51
Zhengzhou (CGO) 345 flights every day
52
Sydney (SYD) 336 flights every day
53
Nanjing (NKG) 327 flights every day
54
Bangalore (BLR) 323 flights every day
55
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 320 flights every day
56
Wuhan (WUH) 314 flights every day
57
Changsha (CSX) 305 flights every day
58
Barcelona (BCN) 299 flights every day
59
Philadelphia (PHL) 297 flights every day
60
Seoul (ICN) 296 flights every day
61
Salt Lake City (SLC) 293 flights every day
62
Chengdu (CTU) 291 flights every day
63
Jeddah (JED) 282 flights every day
64
Sao Paulo (GRU) 279 flights every day
65
Xiamen (XMN) 271 flights every day
66
Riyadh (RUH) 267 flights every day
67
Melbourne (MEL) 266 flights every day
68
Haikou (HAK) 262 flights every day
69
Cancun (CUN) 258 flights every day
70
Nashville (BNA) 256 flights every day
71
Urumqi (URC) 255 flights every day
72
Rome (FCO) 254 flights every day
73
Doha (DOH) 251 flights every day
74
Washington (IAD) 248 flights every day
75
Baltimore (BWI) 247 flights every day
76
Vancouver (YVR) 246 flights every day
77
Austin (AUS) 245 flights every day
78
Munich (MUC) 244 flights every day
79
Guiyang (KWE) 244 flights every day
80
Istanbul (SAW) 242 flights every day
81
Harbin (HRB) 241 flights every day
82
Qingdao (TAO) 239 flights every day
83
Fukuoka (FUK) 237 flights every day
84
Lisbon (LIS) 236 flights every day
85
Hanoi (HAN) 236 flights every day
86
Dublin (DUB) 234 flights every day
87
Shenyang (SHE) 231 flights every day
88
Cheju (CJU) 230 flights every day
89
Johannesburg (JNB) 228 flights every day
90
Bangkok (DMK) 227 flights every day
91
Moscow (SVO) 223 flights every day
92
Tampa (TPA) 222 flights every day
93
Tianjin (TSN) 222 flights every day
94
San Diego (SAN) 221 flights every day
95
Sao Paulo (CGH) 218 flights every day
96
Sanya (SYX) 214 flights every day
97
Chicago (MDW) 213 flights every day
98
Hyderabad (HYD) 211 flights every day
99
Paris (ORY) 210 flights every day
100
Tokyo (NRT) 210 flights every day