Busiest Airports in the world  

40 Busiest Airports in the World by Passenger Traffic (2004) 

Ranking

Airport

City

Position in relationship to city centre

Country

IATA Code

1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport College Park, Georgia S of Atlanta  United States ATL
2 O'Hare International Airport Shiller Park, Illinois NW of Chicago United States ORD
3 London Heathrow International Airport London W United Kingdom LHR
4 Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Tokyo S Japan HND
5 Los Angeles International Airport Los Angeles, California W United States LAX 
6 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Irving, Texas Between Dallas and Fort Worth United States DFW
7 Frankfurt  International Airport Frankfurt Germany  FRA
8 Charles de Gaulle International Airport Roissy, Seine-St Dennis NE of Paris France  CDG
9 Schipol Airport Amsterdam Netherlands  AMS
10 Denver International Airport Denver, Colorado NE United States DEN
11 McCarrin International Airport Las Vegas, Nevada S United States  LAS
12 Skyharbor International Airport  Pheonix, Arizona E United States PHX
13 Barajars International Airport Madrid E Spain  MAD
14 Don Muang International Airport Bangkok N Thailand  BKK
15 John F. Kennedy International Airport New York, New York SE United States

JFK

16 Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport Minneapolis, Minnesota S United States

MSP

17 Hong Kong (Chek Lap Kok) International Airport Hong Kong W (China)

HKG

18 George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston, Texas N United States IAH 
19 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County International Airport Romulus, Michigan SW of Detroit United States

DTW

20 Beijing Capital International Airport Beijing NE China

PEK

21 San Francisco International Airport San Bruno, California S of San Francisco United States

SFO

22 Newark Liberty International Airport Newark, New Jersey W of New York United States

EWR

23 London Gatwick Horley, Sussex S of London United Kingdom

LGW

24 Orlando International Airport Orlando, Florida United States

MCO

25 New Tokyo International Airport Narita NE of Tokyo Japan

NRT

26 Changi International Airport Singapore E Singapore

SIN

27 Miami International Airport Miami Spring, Florida W of Miami United States

MIA

28 Seattle Tacoma International Airport Normandy Park, Washington S of Seattle United States

SEA

29 Toronto Pearson International Airport Toronto, Ontario W Canada

YYZ

30 Philadelphia International Airport Philadelphia, Pennsylvania SW United States

PHL