In this modern world transportation play a significant role, here comes the airways which are increasing drastically. The busiest airports were measured in a simple calculation that a total number of passengers, defined as passengers who enplaned and passengers who deplaned plus direct transit passengers. Airports also have been increased in numbers to overcome the traffic for the passengers and flights too increased.
The Busiest Airports
1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta International Airport ranks the 1st, upon 1998 its ranks as the world’s busiest airport. Airport construction is done on 287 Acres with an abandoned auto racetrack named The Atlanta Speedway. Total passengers 104,171,935 annually and aircraft operations as 898,356 every year approximately 2.5 percent of passengers are increasing with increase in aircraft. The airport has terminal and concourse space of square feet of 630,000. The gates at concourse A, B, C, D, E, F and T is 29, 32, 48, 43, 28, 12 and 17 total of 209 gates.
2. Beijing Capital International Airport
It is the main international airport in Beijing, airport covers 1480 hectares of land. Beijing Capital rapidly ascended in the rankings of the busiest airports. More than 94,393,000 passengers and aircraft operations of 606,086, not only in passengers transportation, cargo transportation also increasing gradually 1,831,167 tons of cargo are transported. The airport consists of 3 terminal with different airlines to take off and land. The terminals provide 72 aerobridges and also remote parking bays which brings the total number of gates to 150.
3. Dubai International Airport
Dubai ranks in the 3rd position, airport covers an area of 7,200 acres. The Emirates has the largest hub in the Middle East that handles around 65% of passengers. Dubai airport handles 83.6 million passengers and 2.59 tons of cargo. The flight operations approximately registered of 453,886 the number gradually increases yearly. The airportconsists of three terminal and four concourses the building of 29 gates that is capable of handling the large aircraft. Dubai, considered as the world’s top shopping centers in the airport.
Terminal one plus concourse C cover by an area of 2,653,020 sq.ft, with 69 aircraft stands. Concourse D comprises of 1,600,000 sq.ft with 19 aircraft stands, terminal two covers 140,000 sq.ft with 37 aircraft stand. Terminal three with concourse A and B covers 18,44,000 sq.ft with 99 aircraft stands. Overall the airport has 73 aerobridge and 100 remote parking bays.
4. Los Angles International Airport
Los Angles International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the Los Angles area. The airport handles 80,921,527 passengers and it is increasing yearly. As an increase in passengers the flight operations of 697,138, Freight tons of 2,105,941 and mail tons of 99,394 were done. The airport comprises of 8 terminals that cover an area of 640 acres.
5. Haneda Airport
It ranks on the 5th place that handles 75,316,718 passengers. The overall airport covers 636 acres that comprise both international and domestic terminals. Terminal 1 called “Big Bird” is the largest terminal in Haneda Airport that has a six restaurant, shopping area and conference rooms. Terminal 2 has many open-air- rooftop restaurant, a six-story shopping area with restaurant. Approximately 1,000,000 tons of cargo’s transported yearly which is increasing annually.