WORLD China airports among busiest, fastest growing in the world


China airports among busiest, fastest growing in the world

By Zhang Jian | People's Daily app

14:30, August 03, 2018

China’s Beijing Capital Airport is the second-busiest in world, according to statistics released Thursday.

Atlanta Airport has the most traffic and Beijing Capital International Airport ranks second globally, according to


In terms of traffic growth, Delhi Airport ranked first with a growth rate of 13.4 percent. Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport were ranked within the top five.


In terms of these airports’ sorties or number of flights, Atlanta Airport had the highest number, followed by Chicago O'Hare Airport. Delhi Airport had the largest growth rate in sorties, with a year-on-year increase of 10.66 percent.


The website’s statistics showed the passenger traffic of the top 15 airports in the world in the first half of 2018 exceeded 30 million, and the average growth rate of passenger traffic was 5.08 percent.

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