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

1. Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 85,907,4232.8%Memphis (MEM)3,598,5001.2%
2. Chicago, O'Hare (ORD) 76,510,0031.3Hong Kong (HKG) 3,433,3499.9
3. London, Heathrow (LHR) 67,915,4030.8Anchorage (ANC) 2,553,93713.4
4.Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 63,282,2191.6Tokyo, Narita (NRT)2,291,073–3.5
5. Los Angeles (LAX)61,489,3981.3Seoul (ICN) 2,150,1400.8
6. Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW)59,176,265–0.4Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG)2,010,3617.2
7. Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 53,798,3085.0 Frankfurt-Main (FRA) 1,962,9276.7
8. Frankfurt-Main (FRA)52,219,4122.2Los Angeles (LAX)1,938,4301.3
9. Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 44,163,0983.8Shanghai (PVG) 1,856,65513.1
10. Las Vegas (LAS) 43,989,9826.0Singapore (SIN) 1,854,5103.3
11. Denver (DEN)43,387,5132.6Louisville (SDF)1,815,1554.3
12. Madrid (MAD) 41,940,0598.4Miami (MIA) 1,754,633–1.4
13.New York (JFK)41,885,1048.9Taipei (TPE) 1,705,3180.3
14. Phoenix, Sky Harbor (PHX)41,213,7544.3New York (JFK) 1,660,717–2.6
15. Beijing (PEK) 41,004,00817.5Chicago, O'Hare (ORD)1,546,1534.8
16. Hong Kong (HKG) 40,269,8479.7Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 1,495,9182.0
17. Houston (IAH)39,684,6408.7London, Heathrow (LHR) 1,389,589–1.6
18. Bangkok (BKK) 38,985,0432.7Dubai (DXB)1,314,90612.5
19. Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) 37,604,3732.4Bangkok (BKK) 1,140,8367.8
20. Detroit (DTW) 36,389,2943.2Indianapolis (IND)985,4565.7
21. Orlando (MCO) 34,128,0488.4 Newark (EWR)949,933–3.5
22.Newark (EWR)33,999,9403.3Osaka (KIX) 869,474–2.1
23. San Francisco (SFO) 32,802,3632.0Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 799,0733.2
24. London, Gatwick (LGW) 32,784,3304.2Beijing (PEK)782,06617.0
25. Singapore (SIN) 32,430,8566.8Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 767,897–10.8
26.Philadelphia (PHL) 31,495,38510.5Guangzhou (CN) 750,55518.7
27.Tokyo, Narita (NRT) 31,451,2741.3Luxembourg (LUX) 742,7664.2
28.Miami (MIA) 31,008,4532.8Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW)741,805–0.1
29Toronto (YYZ) 29,914,7504.5Oakland (OAK)672,8440.0
30.Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) 29,289,0261.7Brussels (BRU)660,8545.2
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: .
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