Schiphol rises in the ranking of largest airports in 2017

Schiphol Airport has gone up one place, from the twelfth to the eleventh, in the ranking of the twenty largest airports in the world. The Airports Council International (ACI) published the annual list of the largest airports worldwide based on the number of passengers.

In 2017 the top three of the list remained unchanged. Despite a slight drop in passenger numbers, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta in the United States, is the number one in the list with 104 million passengers. The second place in the rankings is for Beijing and Dubai International Airport follows third. The highest new arrival in the list is Delhi Airport, which climbed from place 22 to 16. The total number of passengers that the 1202 airports processed together has increased with 6.6% in 2017. The number of international travellers grew with 8.4% and the number of flights increased with 2.4%.

Top 20 largest airports worldwide:
1. Atlanta (ATL)
2. Beijing (PEK)
3. Dubai International (DXB)
4. Tokyo Haneda (HND)
5. Los Angeles (LAX)
6. Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
7. London Heathrow (LHR)
8. Hong Kong (HKG)
9. Shanghai Pudong (PVG)
10. Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
11. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
12. Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW)
13. Guangzhou, China (CAN)
14. Frankfurt (FRA)
15. Istanbul Atatürk (IST)
16. New Delhi (DEL)
17. Jakarta / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK)
18. Singapore Changi (SIN)
19. Seoul / Incheon (ICN)
20. Denver (DEN)

Source: Airports Council International

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