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World top 30 airports 2015 – ranking by total passengers

Total Passengers: Arriving and departing passengers, plus direct transit passengers (counted once)

Rank  Airport (official name) Country IATA
code
Total
passengers
% change
1  Atlanta William B Hartsfield USA  USA ATL 101,489,887 +5.5
2  Beijing Capital International China  China PEK 89,938,628 +4.4
3  Dubai International United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates DXB 78,010,265 +10.7
4  Chicago O'Hare USA  USA ORD 76,942,493 +9.8
5  Tokyo Haneda Japan  Japan HND 75,316,718 +3.4
6  London Heathrow UK  UK LHR 74,989,914 +2.2
7  Los Angeles International USA  USA LAX 74,704,122 +5.7
8  Hong Kong International China  China HKG 68,342,785 +8.3
9  Paris Charles de Gaulle France  France CDG 65,771,288 +3.1
10  Dallas/Ft Worth International USA  USA DFW 64,072,468 +0.9
11  Istanbul Atatürk International Turkey  Turkey IST 61,836,781 +9.2
12  Frankfurt Rhein-Main Germany  Germany FRA 61,032,022 +2.5
13  Shanghai Pudong International China  China PVG 60,053,387 +16.3
14  Amsterdam Schiphol Netherlands  Netherlands AMS 58,284,848 +6.0
15  New York John F Kennedy USA  USA JFK 56,845,250 +6.7
16  Singapore Changi Singapore  Singapore SIN 55,449,000 +2.5
17  Guangzhou Baiyun International China  China CAN 55,201,915 +0.8
18  Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Indonesia  Indonesia CGK 54,053,905 -5.5
19  Denver International USA  USA DEN 54,014,903 +1.0
20  Bangkok International Thailand  Thailand BKK 52,808,013 +13.8
21  San Francisco International USA  USA SFO 50,057,826 +6.3
22  Seoul Incheon International South Korea  Soth Korea ICN 49,412,750 +8.2
23  Kuala Lumpur International Malaysia  Malaysia KUL 48,934,118 0.0
24  Madrid Barajas Spain  Spain MAD 46,814,739 +12.0
25  New Delhi Indira Gandhi International India  India DEL 45,981,773 +15.7
26  Las Vegas McCarran International USA  USA LAS 45,356,580 +5.8
27  Charlotte Douglas International USA  USA CLT 44,876,627 +1.2
28  Miami International USA  USA MIA 44,350,250 +8.3
29  Phoenix Sky Harbor International USA  USA PHX 44,025,393 +4.5
30  Houston George Bush Intercontinental USA  USA IAH 42,962,381 +4.3

Source: Airports Council International (ACI); April 2016 (preliminary)