Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
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Top 10 busiest airports by passenger traffic in H1

travel August 15, 2018 08:40

By China Daily
Asia News Network

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Beijing Capital International Airport remained the world's second-busiest airport by passenger traffic, witnessing 49.38 million passengers in the first half of the year, said Civil Aviation Data Analysis, a civil aviation data platform based in Shanghai, on Aug 2.

The list, comprising 17 international airports around the world, ranks airports in terms of passenger traffic as of the end of June. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport remained the world's busiest airport, with passenger traffic of 52.64 million in the first six months, while Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi saw the fastest growth of passengers with an increase of 13.41 percent during the same period.

Let's take a look at the world's top 10 busiest airports in the first half of the year.

No 10 Indira Gandhi International Airport

Total passengers: 35.04 million

A view of the departure hall at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Nov 5, 2014. [Photo/VCG]

No 9 Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Total passengers: 36.69 million

Passengers are waiting to check in at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Feb 3, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 8 Hong Kong International Airport

Total passengers: 36.91 million

A view of the terminal building of Hong Kong International Airport, Feb 12, 2018. [Photo/VCG]

No 7 London Heathrow Airport

Total passengers: 38.07 million

Passengers queue to drop off their bags at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport, London, for their Christmas holidays, Dec 24, 2014. [Photo/VCG]

No 6 O'Hare International Airport

Total passengers: 39.45 million

Travelers wait in line to check in for flights at O'Hare International Airport on Dec 23, 2016, in Chicago. [Photo/VCG]

No 5 Tokyo Haneda Airport

Total passengers: 41.06 million

Travelers walk past a Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games advertisement on display at Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 1 on Aug 30, 2016. [Photo/VCG]

No 4 Los Angeles International Airport

Total passengers: 42.68 million

Holiday travelers arrive at Los Angeles International Airport on July 3, 2018. [Photo/IC]

No 3 Dubai International Airport

Total passengers: 43.74 million

Duty-free shopping at Dubai International Airport, April 22, 2014. [Photo/IC]

No 2 Beijing Capital International Airport

Total passengers: 49.38 million

A view of Beijing Capital International Airport, Feb 11, 2018. [Photo/VCG]

No 1 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Total passengers: 52.64 million

Passengers are waiting in the terminal of the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Dec 17, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

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