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World's 30 Busiest Airports by Passengers and Cargo, 2006

  Airport Total
passengers
2005–2006
percent change
Airport Total
cargo
2005–2006
percent change
1. Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 84,846,639 -1.2% Memphis (MEM) 3,692,081 2.6%
2. Chicago, O'Hare (ORD) 77,028,134 0.7 Hong Kong (HKG) 3,609,780 5.1
3. London, Heathrow (LHR) 67,530,197 -0.6 Anchorage (ANC) 2,691,395 5.4
4. Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 65,810,672 4.0 Seoul (ICN) 2,336,572 8.7
5. Los Angeles (LAX) 61,041,066 -0.7 Tokyo, Narita (NRT) 2,280,830 -0.5
6. Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) 60,226,138 1.8 Shanghai (PVG) 2,168,122 16.8
7. Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 56,849,567 5.7 Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 2,130,724 6.0
8. Frankfurt-Main (FRA) 52,810,683 1.1 Frankfurt-Main (FRA) 2,127,646 8.4
9. Beijing (PEK) 48,654,770 18.7 Louisville (SDF) 1,983,032 9.2
10. Denver (DEN) 47,325,016 9.1 Singapore (SIN) 1,931,881 4.2
11. Las Vegas (LAS) 46,193,329 5.0 Los Angeles (LAX) 1,907,497 -1.6
12. Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 46,065,719 4.4 Miami (MIA) 1,830,591 4.3
13. Madrid (MAD) 45,501,168 8.0 Taipei (TPE) 1,698,808 -0.4
14. Hong Kong (HKG) 43,857,908 8.9 New York (JFK) 1,635,357 0.2
15. New York (JFK) 43,762,282 4.5 Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS) 1,566,828 4.7
16. Bangkok (BKK) 42,799,532 9.8 Chicago, O'Hare (ORD) 1,558,235 0.8
17. Houston (IAH) 42,550,432 7.1 Dubai (DXB) 1,503,697 14.3
18. Phoenix, Sky Harbor (PHX) 41,436,737 0.5 London, Heathrow (LHR) 1,343,930 -3.3
19. Newark (EWR) 36,724,167 7.9 Bangkok (BKK) 1,181,814 3.6
20. Detroit (DTW) 35,972,673 -1.1 Beijing (PEK) 1,028,909 31.6
21. Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) 35,612,133 -5.3 Indianapolis (IND) 987,449 0.2
22. Singapore (SIN) 35,033,083 8.0 Newark (EWR) 974,961 2.6
23. Tokyo, Narita (NRT) 34,975,225 11.3 Osaka (KIX) 842,016 -3.2
24. Orlando (MCO) 34,640,451 1.5 Tokyo, Haneda (HND) 837,262 4.8
25. London, Gatwick (LGW) 34,172,492 4.2 Guangzhou (CN) 824,907 9.9
26. San Francisco (SFO) 33,574,807 0.5 Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) 757,856 2.1
27. Miami (MIA) 32,533,974 4.9 Luxembourg (LUX) 752,676 1.3
28. Philadelphia (PHL) 31,768,272 0.9 Atlanta, Hartsfield (ATL) 746,502 –2.8
29 Toronto (YYZ) 30,972,577 3.5 Cologne, DE (CGN) 691,110 7.4
30. Munich (MUC) 30,757,978 7.5 Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 677,446 3.2
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: www.airports.org .

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