- The Airport Business
- World’s Airports in 2022
- Airport Quality
- The World's Airports
- Airports by Passenger Traffic
- Airports by Global Seat Capacity
- Airport Projects
- Top 100 Airports of the World
- International Airports
Top World Airports
This dataset shows the the world’s top airports announced by the Centre of Aviation CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Actions).
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This is the dataset of top airports of the World. The Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta of USA is the number one airport of the World. The average passengers of annual travel rate from this airport is 85,775,000 in 2022.
US airports have five of the Top 10, with Europe accounting for four and the Middle East one. In 2021 US airports had eight of the Top 10, including the first seven; indicative of there being fewer impediments to travel there during the COVID pandemic. The top Asia Pacific airport by this measure is likely to be Tokyo Haneda, which handled 44,146,000 passengers in the first 11 months of 2022. In Latin America the highest passenger figure achieved was 46,259,000 at Mexico City Juarez Airport.
One almost expects Dubai International to occupy the number 1 slot of the busiest airports by international seat capacity only in Jan-2023, a title it won back in 2022 – and it does, by more than one million seats.
More interesting perhaps is the resurgence of London Heathrow, which lost its way during a series of pandemic lockdowns and other hard travel restrictions in 2020 and 2021, followed by capacity caps in 2022; but it occupies rank #2 in Jan-2023. Heathrow has just announced its highest ever trans Atlantic seat capacity.
Another notable performance is that of Doha’s Hamad Airport, which is creeping up the capacity rankings. It is currently ninth, a gain of 13 places over Jan-2019 and the largest positional rise of any of the Top 10.
While it might still be benefitting from a World Cup bounce it could eventually challenge Dubai (which is revamping its tourist offer in response), although it still has less than 50% of Dubai’s seats.
While the ‘usual suspects’ of Istanbul (+11 places over 2019), and also Paris CDG, Amsterdam and Frankfurt (all ‘old world hubs’ that were supposed to be past their sell-by date) are still very much present, note that this table includes three representative from Asia Pacific.
Singapore Changi was a feature in 2019 and retains the same position.
About this Dataset
John Snow Labs; CAPA;
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The World's Airports, Airports by Passenger Traffic, Airports by Global Seat Capacity, Airport Projects, Top 100 Airports of the World, International Airports
The Airport Business, World’s Airports in 2022, Airport Quality
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