Have you ever wondered where the biggest airports in the world are? Lets don’t get curious any more as we have now compiled a list of the World’s Largest and Biggest Airports. Aircraft and Airplanes have evolved from a luxurious rarity to a tool of weapon and from a convenient means of transportation to a necessity. Aircraft and planes are taken a thing for granted these days as these are the ultimate part of our lives. For running these Aircraft we need Airports for their take off and landing. We will here be listing the Largest Airports and would not only account for its area but we will also consider the passenger traffic also so that it could be determined how busy a specific airport is.
Largest Airports 2016
This is the reason that some of the busiest Airports in the World doesn’t come in the list of the Largest Airports like Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta held the award of being one of the busiest airport in the world due to the fact that it handles a huge flow of airplanes coming and going but it is not able to get listed as the largest airport. So lets go ahead and check out the Biggest Airports in the World.
10. Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing International Airport is located in northwest of Beijing City Center. It is also considered to be one of the most busiest Airport in the world with respect to Passenger Traffic. The Airport is Luxurious in the true sense with fantastic construction and elegant departments. There are about 86,130,390 passengers have been passed through having 581,773 registered flights movements. The Code of Airport is PEK/ZBAA and the area of Beijing International Airport is nearly 2330 hectors for which it gets listed on 10th spot of Largest Airports in World.
9. Cairo International Airport
Cairo International Airport locates in Cairo, Egypt is also a home to a lot of Airlines like AMC Airline, Egypt Air Express , Alexandria Airlines and a few more. Cairo Airport holds an approximate area of over 2500 hecters. The airport is also considered somewhat busy with passenger count up to 14,711,500 passengers. It has 3 terminals for movements of flights, cargo transport while Hall 4 of terminal one has been used for private and executive jet services functioned independently from the commercial passenger terminal.The Code of this gigantic Airport is CAI/HECA.
8. Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Chicago O’Hare International Airport is situated in Northwest of Chicago, Illinois named the 5th busiest Airport with total passenger volume of 70,075,204 with about 881,933 Aircraft movements which is itself a record. You can easily imagine with the number of flights coming and going at this Airport. Chicago O’Hare Airport is currently serving flights of United Airlines, American Airlines and a lot more from different countries. The code for the Airport is ORD/KORD and the total are of this large Aircraft is 2610 hectors.
7. Bangkok International Airport
Bangkok International Airport also known as Don Mueang Airport is operated and run by Thailand PLC and located in Khet Don Mueang, Bangkok, Thailand is a home to most of the domestic and international Airlines. Bangkok Airport has a total of 289,568 movements with almost 38,143,562 international and 8,279,790 domestic passengers. With a total area of 2980 hectors and amazingly designed internal and extrenal view makes it one of the most beautiful airport too.
6. Madrid Barajas Airport
Spain’s largest and busiest international airport Madrid Barajas Airport stand among the largest airports in the world with the total area of 3050 hectors. The airport is situated in northeast of the Puerta Del Sol in the Madrid’s centre. It is a home to 41,833,374 passengers annually with a total 342,601 movements every year. Madrid Barajas cargo transport has seen sound growth since last few years especially last year having 5.8% more registered cargo movements. The hub for Iberia and Air Europe has highest number of flight operations in all Europe and considered as second busiest airbus routes in Europe.
5. Charles de Gaulle Airport
Charles de Gaulle Airport is located in Paris and is most popular in serving as a hub of FedEx Express, Air France and Delta Air lines. Charles de Gaulle Aiport has a total area of around 3200 hectors and it has almost 62,052,917 passenger volume with a total of 497,763 aircraft operations annually and getting ranked as the most busy airport in Europe. The airport has a total of 3 Huge Terminals and dozens of gates. Terminals of the airport are divided on regions, cost, local and foreign passenger. Other Terminal most specifically deal with landings and departure.
4. Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Shanghai Pudong International Airport is another high ranked largest airport in the World. It is ranked China’s 3rd busiest Airport too. The Airport is a hub for most of the Asian Airlines, China Cargo Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Yangtze River Express. Shanghai Pudong Airport has been spread on a total area of 3350 hectors and it facilitates around 51,661,880 passenger every year. The extension of the Airport is in progress and hopefully a new Terminal would soon be created making it bigger and more spacious.
3. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Located halfway between Dallas and Fort, The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has been approached by various sounded cities of United States. The airport is third largest airports in the world and second largest in the United States covering a huge area of 7,600 hectors and major hub for American Airlines, Ameri Flight and UPS Airlines. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has five terminals naming A, B, C, D and E for flights operations having 165 gates, constructed in well manner to reduce the distance of passenger from its car to airbus. Dallas Fort Airport has a total Passenger Volume of 37,175,108 with hundreds of Connecting and other Flights.
2. Denver International Airport
Denver International Airport holds the second spot on being the largest airport in the World and Biggest Airport in United States of total area 13,726 hectors. It is a main hub for major Airlines like United Airlines, Frontier Airlines. Denver International Airport has a total of 31,004,575 annual passengers and 635,445 flights operations all over the year which is pretty high in actual because the data has been verified since 2012. Denver International Airport has named as Best Airport in North America and America’s Best Run Airport by well known magazine of United States.
1. King Fahd International Airport
King Fahd International Airport is the largest Airport in the world with respect to Land Area of 78,000 hectors. The International Airport is located in Northwest of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Operated by general authority of Civil Aviation the airport was publicly opened 15 years ago and is the major and most important hub of Saudi Arabia. The 6 story International Airport has been divided in such a way that 3 levels are allocated for passenger processing, one for arrivals, one for boarding and one for departures. While a Royal Terminal has been reserved for Saudi Royal Family, High Profile Saudi Personnel and Official Guests.