Beijing Airport overtakes Heathrow as world’s second-largest
busiest, in a sign of China’s growing dominance of international travel.
Hartsfield in the US, according to a July 6 report by aviation analyst OAG.
seats to Asia, a growth of 9% which equates to some 15.3 million more seats flying
to or from the region.
to 2.7 million.
region has been strong for a number of years and can be expected to continue”.
also increased, up 4% with 623,637 flights scheduled for July.
of flights available.
1%), but traffic to and from the region will increase by 6% to 98,403.
Ranked by Seat Capacity, data from OAG
1. Atlanta Hartsfield (ATL)
2. Beijing (PEK)
3. London Heathrow (LHR)
4. Chicago O Hare (ORD)
5. Tokyo Haneda (HND)
6. Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
7. Los Angeles (LAX)
8. Frankfurt (FRA)
9. Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)