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Top 10 world's busiest airports

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China Daily/Asia News Network

 /  Wed, April 12, 2017  /  05:00 pm
Top 10 world's busiest airports

The main hall of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. (Shutterstock/File)

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the world's busiest passenger airport for the past 19 years. More than 104 million passengers used its service in 2016, according to the latest preliminary data from the Airports Council International.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of three of the world's busiest airports based in the United States, along with three on the list which are based in China.

The world ranking was based on data from more than 1200 airports worldwide.

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The top 10 of the world's busiest passenger airports with numbers of passengers in 2016 are as follows:

1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, United States,104 million

2. Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing, China, 94 million

3. Dubai International Airport, Garboud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 83 million

4. Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, United States, 81 million

5. Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, Japan, 79 million

6. Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 78 million

7. Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, 75 million

8. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, 70 million

9. Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China, more than 66 million

10. Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport, France, about 66 million

This article appeared on the China Daily newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post