BUSIEST AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD


WHICH IS THE BUSIEST AIRPORT IN THE WORLD THIS MONTH?

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The Top 10 Busiest Global Airports in the World are calculated using total airline capacity (domestic and international flights). The Top 10 Busiest International Airports are calculated using international airline capacity only.  The data is updated each month and is available to download by clicking the button below.

BUSIEST GLOBAL AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD | JUNE 2024


Which is the Busiest AIrport in the World?

  • Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) continues to be the Busiest Global Airport in June 2024 with 5.5 million seats, 2% more seats per day than last month.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) remains in second place at 4.9 million seats, similar to last month. There is a difference between first and second place of just over 0.5m seats (11%).
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has moved up a place to be the third busiest airport this month with 4.6 million seats and an increase of seats per day of 6% compared to last month.
  • Denver International Airport (DEN) has also seen an increase in seats per day of 6% this month compared to last month moving this airport up a place to fifth.
  • Both Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Denver International Airport (DEN) have had the largest increase in seats per day in the top 10.
  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) has moved up into the top 10 busiest airports this month and Shangahi Pudong International Airport (PVG) has dropped out.

  • In the Top 10 Busiest Global Airports there is only one airport which is in the top 10 in June 2024 that wasn’t last year; Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) which is in tenth place and was in 11th place in June 2023.

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BUSIEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD | JUNE 2024


which is the busiest international airport in the world?

  • In June 2024, Dubai International Airport (DXB) remains the world’s Busiest International Airport at 4.9 million seats with a capacity increase of 1% compared to last month.
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is in second place with 4.1 million seats, which is 21% lower than Dubai International (DXB).
  • Amsterdam is still in third place this month with 3.4 million seats, a 1% increase in seats per day compared to last month.
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Doha Airport (DOH) have had the biggest increase in seats per day this month compared to last month with both airports adding 5%.
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) has moved up two places to be the fourth busiest international airport and Doha continues in tenth place.

  • In the Top 10 Busiest International Airports for June 2024 Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is the only airport which wasn’t in the top 10 in June 2023, last year it was in 13th place. 

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BUSIEST EUROPEAN AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD | JUNE 2024


Which is Europe's Busiest Airport?

  • In June 2024, the top 10 busiest airports in Europe are all the same as May 2024 with the same ranking.
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the Busiest Airport in Europe with 4.3 million seats.
  • Istanbul Airport (IST) is the second busiest airport with 4.2 million seats with seats per day increasing by 5% this month compared to last month.
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is in third place with 3.7 million seats and also has had a 5% increase in seats per day this month.
  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW) continues to grow in capacity and has had the biggest increase in seats per day this month compared to last month adding 8%. London Gatwick Airport (LGW) added 8% more seats per day last month too.
  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the tenth busiest airport in Europe.

  • All airports in the European top 10 busiest airports in June 2024 were in the top 10 in June 2023 and June 2019.

RANKING METHODOLOGY


SEATS

The rankings are based on scheduled capacity in the current month and compared to the equivalent month in 2023. The Top 10 Busiest Airports are calculated using total capacity (domestic and international) and The Top 10 Busiest International Airports are calculated using international seats only.

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