According to the preliminary report by Airports Council International, global passenger traffic has remained resilient in the face of global uncertainties and the down economy that has plagued the global economy during 2012.
Preliminary results are based on reports from over 1093 airports worldwide which indicate that global passenger traffic grew at a rate of four percent. The top three world’s busiest airport remain Atlanta, Beijing, and London Heathrow. Tokyo Haneda has moved into fourth place and Chicago O’Hare takes fifth place. See top ten ranking in the table below, or see the 2012 World Airport Traffic and Rankings press release.
Top 10 World Airport Traffic and Rankings:
|1||Atlanta GA, US (ATL)||95,462,867||up 3.3%|
|2||Beijing, CN (PEK)||81,929,359||up 4.1%|
|3||London, GB (LHR)||70,037,417||up 0.9%|
|4||Toykyo, JP (HND)||up 6.7%|
|5||Chicago IL, US (ORD)||63,688,121||down 0.1%|
|6||Los Angeles CA, US (LAX)||63,688,121||up 3.0%|
|7||Paris, FR (CDG)||61,311,934||up 1.1%|
|8||Dallas/Fort Worth TX, US (DFW)||58,591,842||up 1.4%|
|9||Jakarta, ID (CGK)||57,772,762||up 12.1%|
|10||Dubai, AE (DXB)||57,684,550||up 13.2|