In this modern world now a day where the world is become a global village. It is the time when technology is at best and continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Every country want their name in every field of life at first, and airports are the first impression of any country. So every country wants their airports bigger and better from the world here we have top 10 biggest airports in the world.
Beijing capital international airport (China)
Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. It is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing’s city center, in an enclave of Chaoyang District and the surroundings of that enclave in suburban Shunyi District. The airport is owned and operated by the Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, a state-controlled company. Beijing Capital International Airport is the main hub for Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China, which flies to around 120 destinations (excluding cargo) from Beijing. China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and China Southern Airlines also use the airport as their hub. Beijing Capital International Airport covers 1480 hectares of land. Beijing Capital has rapidly ascended in rankings of the world’s busiest airports in the past decade. It had become the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passenger traffic and total traffic movements by 2009. It has been the world’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic since 2010.
Cairo international airport (Egypt)
Cairo International Airport is the international airport of Cairo and the busiest in Egypt and serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir, EgyptAir Express and Nile Air as well as several other airlines. The airport is located in Heliopolis, to the northeast of the Cairo around 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the business area of the city and has an area of approximately 37 square kilometres (14 sq mi). It is the second busiest airport in Africa after OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
- Chicago O’Hare international airport (United States)
Chicago O’Hare International Airport also known as O’Hare Airport, Chicago International Airport, Chicago O’Hare, or simply O’Hare, is an international airport located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of the Loop. chicago is one of the biggest airport. It is operated by the City of Chicago Department of Aviation. O’Hare was the busiest airport in the world by the number of takeoffs and landings in 2014. It was surpassed mainly due to limits the federal government imposed on the airport to reduce flight delays. As of 2016, O’Hare is the sixth-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the third-busiest in the United States. O’Hare also has eight runways, more than any other major international airport. it serves a major hub for American Airlines and United Airlines. This airport was voted as the “Best Airport in North America” for 10 years by two separate sources: Readers of the U.S. Edition of Business Traveler Magazine (1998–2003) and Global Traveler Magazine (2004–2007).
- Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thailand)
Suvarnabhumi Airport also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. The other one is Don Mueang International Airport. Suvarnabhumi covers an area of 3,240 hectares (8,000 acres). Suvarnabhumi was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006, and opened for most domestic and all international commercial flights on 28 September 2006. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, and Orient Thai Airlines. Suvarnabhumi is the twentieth busiest airport in the world, sixth busiest airport in Asia, and the busiest in the country, having handled 53 million passengers in 2012, and is also a major air cargo hub, with a total of 95 airlines. The airport inherited the airport code, BKK, from Don Mueang after the older airport ceased international commercial flights.
- Madrid Barajas (Spain)
Madrid–Barajas Airport is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain. At 3,050 ha (7,500 acres) in area, it is the largest airport in Europe by physical size along with Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport. In 2016, 50.4 million passengers used Madrid–Barajas making it the country’s largest and busiest airport, and Europe’s sixth busiest. The airport opened in 1928, and has grown to be one of the most important aviation centres of Europe. Located within the city limits of Madrid, it is just 9 km (6 mi) from the city’s financial district and 13 km (8 mi) northeast of the Puerta del Sol or Plaza Mayor de Madrid, the Madrid’s historic centre. The airport name derives from the adjacent district of Barajas, which has its own metro station on the same rail line serving the airport. Barajas serves as the gateway to the Iberian peninsula from the rest of Europe and the world, and is a particularly key link between Europe and Latin America.
- Charles de Gaulle airport (France)
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport also known as Roissy Airport (name of the local district), is the largest international airport in France. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), leader of the Free French Forces during the Second World War, founder of the French Fifth Republic and President of France from 1959 to 1969. Charles de Gaulle Airport is located within portions of several communes 25 km (16 mi) to the northeast of Paris. The airport serves as the principal hub for Air France. In 2016, the airport handled 65,933,145 passengers and 472,950 aircraft movements, thus making it the world’s ninth-busiest airport, Europe’s second-busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers. It is also the world’s tenth-busiest and it is Europe’s second-busiest airport in aircraft movements.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport is one of two international airports of Shanghai and a major aviation hub of China. Pudong Airport mainly serves international flights. Located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of the city center, Pudong Airport occupies a 40-square-kilometre (10,000-acre) site adjacent to the coastline in eastern Pudong. The airport is operated by Shanghai Airport Authority. It is one of the biggest airport. The airport is the main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, and a major international hub for Air China, as well as secondary hub of China Southern Airlines. Pudong Airport has two main passenger terminals, flanked on both sides by four parallel runways. A third passenger terminal has been planned since 2015, in addition to a satellite terminal and two additional runways, raising its annual capacity from 60 million passengers to 80 million, along with the ability to handle six million tonnes of freight.
- Dallas Worth international airport (United States)
Dallas Worth International Airport is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the largest hub for American Airlines, which is headquartered near the airport. 2016 was a record year for DFW, as the airport served 65,670,697 passengers. It is the third busiest airport in the world by aircraft movements and the eleventh busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in 2016. It is the busiest airport in the State of Texas by both passenger enplanements and by aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings). Airports Council International (ACI) named DFW Airport the best (as of 2017) large airport in North America for passenger satisfaction. DFW Airport earned top marks among airports with more than 40 million passengers.
- Denver international airport (United States)
Denver International Airport is an airport in Denver, Colorado, United States. At 33,531 acres (52.4 sq mi), it is the largest airport in the United States by total land area. Runway 16R/34L, with a length of 16,000 feet (4,877 m), is the longest public use runway in the United States. As of 2016, DEN was the 18th busiest airport in the world and the sixth busiest in the United States by passenger traffic with over 58 million passengers. It also has the third largest domestic connection network in the country. The airport is the main hub for Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines. It is also the fourth-largest hub for United Airlines with 375 daily departures to 141 destinations. DEN is the only airport in the United States to have implemented an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system covering the entire airport.
- King Fahd international airport (Saudi Arabia)
King Fahd International Airport is an airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia 20 kilometers (12 mi) northwest of Dammam, Saudi Arabia and is the biggest airport of the world. The airport’s basic infrastructure was complete by the end of 1990, which allowed the Allied forces engaged in the first Gulf War in early 1991 to use the field for the storage of military aircraft. It was much more than a storage area. The US Army had many units there before the start of the war, as well as during redeployment from Iraq after. The General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia finally opened the new Dammam King Fahd International Airport on 28 November 1999 to commercial traffic, and all airlines transferred their operations from Dhahran International Airport, which had been in use until then. The airport is the third major hub for Saudia, and furthermore was a hub for the now defunct Sama Airlines. The airport is named for Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia from 1982 until his death in 2005.