World's Busiest Airports for Cargo

Find the airports that process the most cargo of all the world's hubs

FedEx cargo plane

FedEx cargo plane in flight

AP Photo/Nick Ut


cargo (tons)
1.Hong Kong (HKG)5,120,811
2.Memphis (MEM)4,470,196
3.Shanghai (PVG)3,768,573
4.Incheon (ICN)2,952,123
5.Anchorage (ANC)2,806,743
6.Dubai (DXB)2,641,383
7.Louisville (SDF)2,623,019
8.Taiwan (TPE)2,322,823
9.Toyko, Narita (NRT)2,261,008
10.Los Angeles (LAX)2,209,850
11.Doha, Hamad (DOH)2,198,308
12.Singapore Changi (SIN)2,195,000
13.Frankfurt am Main (FRA)2,176,387
14.Paris, Charles de Gaulle2,156,327
15.Miami (MIA)2,129,658
16.Beijing (PEK)2,074,005
17.Guangzhou, Baiyun (CAN)1,890,561
18.Chicago, O'Hare (ORD)1,868,880
19.London, Heathrow (LHR)1,771,342
20.Amsterdam, Schiphol (AMS)1,737,984
NOTES: Total cargo loaded and unloaded, freight and mail (in metric tons).
Source: Airports Council International Web:, 2018 update.


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