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Beijing Capital International Airport world's largest airport in week ending 26-May-2013

22-May-2013 10:35 AM

China's Beijing Capital International Airport is the world's largest airport by system traffic (seats) in the current week, according to Innovata, ahead of Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. Beijing Capital has 2.12 million seats in the current week, compared to 2.09 million at Atlanta. Tokyo Haneda Airport (2.00 million seats) is ahead of London Heathrow (1.84 million seats), with Dubai International Airport (1.66 million seats) closing in on Europe's largest airport. Rounding out the Top 10 is Chicago O'Hare International Airport (1.60 million seats), Frankfurt International Airport (1.55 million), Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (1.49 million), Hong Kong International Airport (1.47 million) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (1.44 million). The means that four of the world's 10 largest airports are now in Asia/Middle East, with three in the US and three in Europe.