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Inside Dubai International Airport. Image: canva

The world’s top 20 busiest airports: 11 are on THIS continent

A recent report has revealed that 11 of the Top 20 busiest airports in the world are on one particular continent. Here’s where…

busiest airports

Inside Dubai International Airport. Image: canva

World’s busiest airports

ForwardKeys, a leading travel analytics firm, has reported that of the top twenty airports, 11 of them are located in Europe.

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According to Schengenvisa.info, the findings of the reports also showed that Dubai International (DXB) Airport is the number one busiest airport in the world, with 41.6 million visitors recorded in the first half of 2023.

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The airport is now expecting to receive 85 million passengers for the rest of 2023, with this new forecast being just 1.6 per cent below Dubai International’s 2019 traffic of 83.6 million.

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The Top 20

Take a look at the Top 20 busiest airports below:

  1. Dubai Airport
  2. London Heathrow Airport
  3. Charles de Gaulle Airport
  4. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  5. Changi International Airport
  6. Istanbul Airport
  7. Incheon International Airport
  8. Frankfurt Airport
  9. Hamad International Airport
  10. Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport
  11. Hong Kong International Airport
  12. Suvarnabhumi Airport
  13. London Gatwick Airport
  14. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
  15. John F. Kennedy International Airport
  16. Barcelona-El Prat Airport
  17. Dublin Airport
  18. Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  19. Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
  20. Franz Josef Strauss Airport