Top 100 busiest airports in Asia

UPDATED 2024-02-15

This is a list of the 100 busiest airports in Asia 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.

  • South Korea has the busiest route in the world
  • Beijing (PEK) will be accompanied by Beijing Daxing Airport in 2019. Daxing is planned to be the worlds largest.
  • A new airport is being built outside Istanbul. Also planned to be the worlds largest.
1
Guangzhou (CAN) 722 flights every day
2
Shanghai (PVG) 680 flights every day
3
Tokyo (HND) 629 flights every day
4
Istanbul (IST) 618 flights every day
5
Delhi (DEL) 598 flights every day
6
Dubai (DXB) 575 flights every day
7
Shenzhen (SZX) 561 flights every day
8
Chengdu (TFU) 558 flights every day
9
Beijing (PEK) 553 flights every day
10
Jakarta (CGK) 543 flights every day
11
Kunming (KMG) 522 flights every day
12
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 490 flights every day
13
Seoul (ICN) 486 flights every day
14
Xi'an (XIY) 476 flights every day
15
Chongqing (CKG) 474 flights every day
16
Singapore (SIN) 465 flights every day
17
Peking (PKX) 465 flights every day
18
Bombay (BOM) 456 flights every day
19
Bangkok (BKK) 455 flights every day
20
Hangzhou (HGH) 418 flights every day
21
Manila (MNL) 407 flights every day
22
Hong Kong (HKG) 381 flights every day
23
Shanghai (SHA) 368 flights every day
24
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 364 flights every day
25
Wuhan (WUH) 345 flights every day
26
Bangalore (BLR) 336 flights every day
27
Jeddah (JED) 334 flights every day
28
Nanjing (NKG) 333 flights every day
29
Doha (DOH) 321 flights every day
30
Changsha (CSX) 318 flights every day
31
Haikou (HAK) 313 flights every day
32
Zhengzhou (CGO) 312 flights every day
33
Bangkok (DMK) 297 flights every day
34
Istanbul (SAW) 294 flights every day
35
Riyadh (RUH) 293 flights every day
36
Taipei (TPE) 290 flights every day
37
Qingdao (TAO) 274 flights every day
38
Chengdu (CTU) 272 flights every day
39
Xiamen (XMN) 269 flights every day
40
Tokyo (NRT) 267 flights every day
41
Guiyang (KWE) 260 flights every day
42
Urumqi (URC) 252 flights every day
43
Fukuoka (FUK) 248 flights every day
44
Harbin (HRB) 244 flights every day
45
Hyderabad (HYD) 240 flights every day
46
Cheju (CJU) 240 flights every day
47
Shenyang (SHE) 239 flights every day
48
Hanoi (HAN) 237 flights every day
49
Tianjin (TSN) 219 flights every day
50
Osaka (KIX) 217 flights every day
51
Denpasar (DPS) 214 flights every day
52
Dalian (DLC) 213 flights every day
53
Jinan (TNA) 200 flights every day
54
Madras (MAA) 196 flights every day
55
Chitose (CTS) 195 flights every day
56
Sanya (SYX) 195 flights every day
57
Changchun (CGQ) 194 flights every day
58
Abu Dhabi (AUH) 193 flights every day
59
Seoul (GMP) 188 flights every day
60
Calcutta (CCU) 185 flights every day
61
Osaka (ITM) 184 flights every day
62
Okinawa (OKA) 175 flights every day
63
Fuzhou (FOC) 173 flights every day
64
Kathmandu (KTM) 171 flights every day
65
(LHW) 169 flights every day
66
Taiyuan (TYN) 167 flights every day
67
Nanning (NNG) 164 flights every day
68
Hohhot (HET) 160 flights every day
69
Surabaya (SUB) 158 flights every day
70
Ningbo (NGB) 156 flights every day
71
Hefei (HFE) 152 flights every day
72
Kuwait (KWI) 150 flights every day
73
Wenzhou (WNZ) 146 flights every day
74
Nanchang (KHN) 145 flights every day
75
Dhaka (DAC) 143 flights every day
76
Maros Regency (UPG) 140 flights every day
77
Zhuhai (ZUH) 136 flights every day
78
Kimhae (PUS) 135 flights every day
79
Phuket (HKT) 134 flights every day
80
Cebu (CEB) 127 flights every day
81
Sharjah (SHJ) 127 flights every day
82
Shijiazhuang (SJW) 126 flights every day
83
Muscat (MCT) 125 flights every day
84
Tel Aviv (TLV) 124 flights every day
85
Yantai (YNT) 117 flights every day
86
Ahmedabad (AMD) 114 flights every day
87
Shantou (SWA) 113 flights every day
88
Dammam (DMM) 113 flights every day
89
Ankara (ESB) 109 flights every day
90
Nagoya (NGO) 109 flights every day
91
Da Nang (DAD) 108 flights every day
92
Teheran (THR) 108 flights every day
93
Wuxi (WUX) 108 flights every day
94
Antalya (AYT) 103 flights every day
95
Quanzhou (JJN) 102 flights every day
96
Yinchuan (INC) 98 flights every day
97
Muharraq (BAH) 98 flights every day
98
Kagoshima (KOJ) 92 flights every day
99
Male (MLE) 91 flights every day
100
Kochi (COK) 91 flights every day