World's 30 Busiest Airports by Passengers and Cargo, 2005

  Airport Total
passengers
2004–2005
percent
change
Airport Total
cargo
2004–2005
percent
change
1. Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 85,907,423 2.8% Memphis (MEM) 3,598,500 1.2%
2. Chicago, O'Hare (ORD) 76,510,003 1.3 Hong Kong (HKG) 3,433,349 9.9
3. London, Heathrow (LHR) 67,915,403 0.8 Anchorage (ANC) 2,553,937 13.4
4. Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 63,282,219 1.6 Tokyo, Narita (NRT) 2,291,073 –3.5
5. Los Angeles (LAX) 61,489,398 1.3 Seoul (ICN) 2,150,140 0.8
6. Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) 59,176,265 –0.4 Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 2,010,361 7.2
7. Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 53,798,308 5.0 Frankfurt-Main (FRA) 1,962,927 6.7
8. Frankfurt-Main (FRA) 52,219,412 2.2 Los Angeles (LAX) 1,938,430 1.3
9. Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 44,163,098 3.8 Shanghai (PVG) 1,856,655 13.1
10. Las Vegas (LAS) 43,989,982 6.0 Singapore (SIN) 1,854,510 3.3
11. Denver (DEN) 43,387,513 2.6 Louisville (SDF) 1,815,155 4.3
12. Madrid (MAD) 41,940,059 8.4 Miami (MIA) 1,754,633 –1.4
13. New York (JFK) 41,885,104 8.9 Taipei (TPE) 1,705,318 0.3
14. Phoenix, Sky Harbor (PHX) 41,213,754 4.3 New York (JFK) 1,660,717 –2.6
15. Beijing (PEK) 41,004,008 17.5 Chicago, O'Hare (ORD) 1,546,153 4.8
16. Hong Kong (HKG) 40,269,847 9.7 Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 1,495,918 2.0
17. Houston (IAH) 39,684,640 8.7 London, Heathrow (LHR) 1,389,589 –1.6
18. Bangkok (BKK) 38,985,043 2.7 Dubai (DXB) 1,314,906 12.5
19. Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) 37,604,373 2.4 Bangkok (BKK) 1,140,836 7.8
20. Detroit (DTW) 36,389,294 3.2 Indianapolis (IND) 985,456 5.7
21. Orlando (MCO) 34,128,048 8.4 Newark (EWR) 949,933 –3.5
22. Newark (EWR) 33,999,940 3.3 Osaka (KIX) 869,474 –2.1
23. San Francisco (SFO) 32,802,363 2.0 Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 799,073 3.2
24. London, Gatwick (LGW) 32,784,330 4.2 Beijing (PEK) 782,066 17.0
25. Singapore (SIN) 32,430,856 6.8 Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 767,897 –10.8
26. Philadelphia (PHL) 31,495,385 10.5 Guangzhou (CN) 750,555 18.7
27. Tokyo, Narita (NRT) 31,451,274 1.3 Luxembourg (LUX) 742,766 4.2
28. Miami (MIA) 31,008,453 2.8 Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) 741,805 –0.1
29 Toronto (YYZ) 29,914,750 4.5 Oakland (OAK) 672,844 0.0
30. Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) 29,289,026 1.7 Brussels (BRU) 660,854 5.2
NOTES: Total passengers enplaned and deplaned, passengers in transit counted once. Total cargo loaded and unloaded, freight and mail (in metric tons).
Source: Airports Council International World Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland. Web: www.airports.org .

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