3-9 Top 20 World Airports by Passenger Movementsa: 2008-2009

3-9 Top 20 World Airports by Passenger Movementsa: 2008-2009

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(Thousands of passengers enplaned, deplaned, and in-transit at airport)

2009 Rank City (Airport) 2008 2009 % change 2008-2009
1 Atlanta, GA (Hartsfield) 90,039 88,032 -2.2
2 London, England (Heathrow) 67,056 66,038 -1.5
3 Beijing, China (Beijing Capital) 55,937 65,372 16.9
4 Chicago, IL (O'Hare) 69,354 64,158 -7.5
5 Tokyo, Japan (Haneda) 66,755 61,904 -7.3
6 Paris, France (Charles de Gaulle) 60,875 57,907 -4.9
7 Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles) 59,498 56,521 -5.0
8 Dallas/Ft Worth, TX (Dallas/Ft. Worth) 57,093 56,030 -1.9
9 Frankfurt, Germany (Frankfurt) 53,467 50,933 -4.7
10 Denver, CO (Denver) 51,245 50,168 -2.1
11 Madrid, Spain (Barajas) 50,824 48,251 -5.1
12 New York, NY (JFK) 47,808 45,915 -4.0
13 Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong) 47,858 45,559 -4.8
14 Amsterdam, Netherlands (Schiphol) 47,430 43,570 -8.1
15 Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Dubai) 37,441 40,902 9.2
16 Bangkok, Thailand (Suvarnabhumi) 38,603 40,500 4.9
17 Las Vegas, NV (McCarran) 43,209 40,469 -6.3
18 Houston, TX (G. Bush) 41,709 40,007 -4.1
19 Phoenix, AZ (Phoenix Sky Harbor) 39,891 37,825 -5.2
20 San Francisco, CA (San Francisco) 37,235 37,339 0.3

a Passenger movements include enplanements and deplanements, with in-transit passengers counted once. Both domestic and international passenger movements are included. General aviation passengers are excluded.

Notes: Airports include those participating in the ACI annual traffic statistics collection as of Aug. 5, 2010. Airports are ranked based on 2009 data. The value in the third column is the percent change in passengers enplaned, deplaned, and in-transit from 2008 to 2009.

Source: Airports Council International, Annual Traffic Data, available at http://www.airports.org/cda/aci_common/display/main/aci_content07_c.jsp?zn=aci&cp=1-5-54-55_666_2__ as of August 2010.