Top 100 busiest airports

UPDATED 2024-02-15

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
Dallas (DFW) 887 flights every day
2
Chicago (ORD) 832 flights every day
3
Denver (DEN) 822 flights every day
4
Atlanta (ATL) 807 flights every day
5
Guangzhou (CAN) 722 flights every day
6
Charlotte (CLT) 689 flights every day
7
Shanghai (PVG) 680 flights every day
8
Tokyo (HND) 629 flights every day
9
Istanbul (IST) 618 flights every day
10
Los Angeles (LAX) 607 flights every day
11
Delhi (DEL) 598 flights every day
12
Amsterdam (AMS) 577 flights every day
13
Dubai (DXB) 575 flights every day
14
Phoenix (PHX) 562 flights every day
15
Shenzhen (SZX) 561 flights every day
16
London (LHR) 560 flights every day
17
Chengdu (TFU) 558 flights every day
18
Beijing (PEK) 553 flights every day
19
Orlando (MCO) 545 flights every day
20
Jakarta (CGK) 543 flights every day
21
Kunming (KMG) 522 flights every day
22
Miami (MIA) 520 flights every day
23
Houston (IAH) 510 flights every day
24
New York (JFK) 504 flights every day
25
Las Vegas (LAS) 496 flights every day
26
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 490 flights every day
27
Seoul (ICN) 486 flights every day
28
Paris (CDG) 478 flights every day
29
Xi'an (XIY) 476 flights every day
30
Chongqing (CKG) 474 flights every day
31
Frankfurt (FRA) 473 flights every day
32
Newark (EWR) 470 flights every day
33
Singapore (SIN) 465 flights every day
34
Peking (PKX) 465 flights every day
35
Madrid (MAD) 458 flights every day
36
Bombay (BOM) 456 flights every day
37
Bangkok (BKK) 455 flights every day
38
New York (LGA) 451 flights every day
39
Bogota (BOG) 448 flights every day
40
Seattle (SEA) 439 flights every day
41
Toronto (YYZ) 436 flights every day
42
Hangzhou (HGH) 418 flights every day
43
Boston (BOS) 412 flights every day
44
San Francisco (SFO) 411 flights every day
45
Manila (MNL) 407 flights every day
46
Mexico City (MEX) 400 flights every day
47
Washington (DCA) 397 flights every day
48
Sydney (SYD) 393 flights every day
49
Hong Kong (HKG) 381 flights every day
50
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 370 flights every day
51
Shanghai (SHA) 368 flights every day
52
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 364 flights every day
53
Barcelona (BCN) 349 flights every day
54
Wuhan (WUH) 345 flights every day
55
Rome (FCO) 338 flights every day
56
Bangalore (BLR) 336 flights every day
57
Jeddah (JED) 334 flights every day
58
Nanjing (NKG) 333 flights every day
59
Munich (MUC) 324 flights every day
60
Doha (DOH) 321 flights every day
61
Minneapolis (MSP) 319 flights every day
62
Changsha (CSX) 318 flights every day
63
Melbourne (MEL) 313 flights every day
64
Haikou (HAK) 313 flights every day
65
Zhengzhou (CGO) 312 flights every day
66
Detroit (DTW) 311 flights every day
67
Philadelphia (PHL) 305 flights every day
68
Bangkok (DMK) 297 flights every day
69
Istanbul (SAW) 294 flights every day
70
Riyadh (RUH) 293 flights every day
71
Taipei (TPE) 290 flights every day
72
Salt Lake City (SLC) 278 flights every day
73
Qingdao (TAO) 274 flights every day
74
Chengdu (CTU) 272 flights every day
75
Vancouver (YVR) 272 flights every day
76
Cancun (CUN) 271 flights every day
77
Xiamen (XMN) 269 flights every day
78
Tokyo (NRT) 267 flights every day
79
Lisbon (LIS) 263 flights every day
80
London (LGW) 262 flights every day
81
Guiyang (KWE) 260 flights every day
82
Washington (IAD) 259 flights every day
83
Sao Paulo (GRU) 258 flights every day
84
Dublin (DUB) 255 flights every day
85
Cairo (CAI) 255 flights every day
86
Tampa (TPA) 253 flights every day
87
Johannesburg (JNB) 253 flights every day
88
Sao Paulo (CGH) 252 flights every day
89
Urumqi (URC) 252 flights every day
90
Paris (ORY) 250 flights every day
91
Baltimore (BWI) 248 flights every day
92
Moscow (SVO) 248 flights every day
93
Fukuoka (FUK) 248 flights every day
94
Nashville (BNA) 244 flights every day
95
Harbin (HRB) 244 flights every day
96
Brisbane (BNE) 241 flights every day
97
Hyderabad (HYD) 240 flights every day
98
Cheju (CJU) 240 flights every day
99
Shenyang (SHE) 239 flights every day
100
Hanoi (HAN) 237 flights every day