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Top 10 Busiest International Airports

With the advancement in technology, air travel has revolutionized the world. Now, you can travel between continents in few hours. Air travel flourished globally between 1980 and 2000. There are thousands of airports, international and domestic, in different countries of the world. United States of America holds the record of having the highest number of international and domestic of airports. There are 18000 airports in America. The countries with flourished tourism industry have most airports and passengers as well, because people visit these countries from different parts of the world. Here is our list of top 10 busiest international airports.

01. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (United States of America)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Located in Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the busiest international airport since 1998. 101,491,106 passengers travelled through it in 2015 which shows 5.5 % increase from 2014. Its international airport code is ATL / KATL. It also holds the record of having most number of domestic and international flights. It has 207 gates. It is the main airport in the south western part of America. It was initially build on 287 acres. It started its flight operations in 1925.

02. Beijing Capital International Airport (China)
Beijing Capital International Airport
According to the statistics of 2015, Beijing Capital International Airport is the 2nd busiest international airport and the busiest airport in Asia. 89,938,628 passengers travelled through it in 2015 which shows a 4.4 % increase from 2014. Its international airport code is PEK / ZBAA. It was constructed in 1958. PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) holds the record of being the first airline to start operations in China. It covers 3700 acres of land.

03. Dubai International Airport (United Arab Emirates)
Dubai International Airport
With a 10.7 % rise in passengers travelling through Dubai International Airport, it is ranked third in the world and 2nd in Asia. 78,014,841 passengers travelled through it in 2015. Its international airport code is DXB / OMDB. It covers 7200 acres of land. It started its flight operations in 1960.

04. O’hare International Airport (United States of America)
O'hare International Airport
Located in Chicago, O’Hare International Airport is the fourth busiest international airport. It is the 2nd busiest international airport of America.  The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 9.8 % since 2014. 76,942,493 passengers travelled through it in 2015.Its international airport code is ORD / KORD. It held the record of having the most number of take- offs and landings in 2014. It was constructed in 1942-43.

05. Tokyo Haneda Airport (Japan)
Tokyo Haneda Airport
With a 3.4 % rise in passengers travelling through Tokyo Haneda Airport, it is ranked fifth in the world and 3rd in Asia. 75,316,718 ranked through it in 2015. Its international airport code is HND / RJTT. It was constructed in 1930 on an area of 120 acres.

06. London Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom)
London Heathrow Airport
It is the busiest international airport of Europe and the ranked sixth in the world. The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 2.2 % since 2014. 75,316,718 passengers travelled through it in 2015. Its international airport code is HND / RJTT. Its construction was started in 1944.It covers an area of 12.27 square Kilometers.

07. Los Angeles International Airport (United States of America)
Los Angeles International Airport
It is the third largest international airport of United States of America and ranked seventh in the world. The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 6.1 % since 2014. 74,937,004 passengers travelled through it in 2015. Its international airport code is LAX / KLAX. Its construction was started in 1928 on an area of 640 acres.

08. Hong Kong International Airport (Hong Kong, China)
Hong Kong International Airport
It is the 4nd busiest international airport of Asia and ranked 8th in the world. 68,283,407 passengers travelled through it in 2015. The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 8.2 %. Its international airport code is HKG / VHHH. It was constructed in 1925. It started its commercial flight operations in 1998.

09. Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (France)
Charles De Gaulle Airport
It is the 2nd largest international airport of Europe and ranked ninth in the world. 65,766,986 passengers travelled through it in 2015. The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 3.1 %. Its international airport code is CDG / LFPG. Its construction was started in 1966. It is named after the founder of fifth French republic, Charles de Gaulle.

10. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (United States of America)
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
It is the fourth busiest international airport of United States of America and the tenth busiest in the world. The number of passengers travelling through it has increased 0.9 % since 2014. 64,072,468 passengers travelled through it in 2015. Its international airport code is DFW / KDFW.

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