Atlanta remains busiest airport in 2017

The world's busiest airports in 2017

The U.S. still holds the No. 1 spot for world's busiest airport - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta handled almost 104 million passengers.

The other four American airports to make the top 20 for 2017 were Los Angeles International (5th), O'Hare International (6th), Dallas Fort-Worth International (12th) and Denver International (20th). It saw more than 59 million fliers in 2017, a slight uptick from the previous year.

Passenger traffic at the world's 20 busiest airports grew by 5.2 percent in 2017, with nearly 1.5 billion passengers passing through their terminals in 2017.

New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has entered the top twenty of the world's best airports and the busiest among them in terms of traffic and volume.

Still, that spike is small potatoes relative to the 5 percent increase seen at Dubai International, which holds the belt for world's busiest airport for international flyers, according to the magazine.

According to the ACI, demand has continued to grow robustly year-on-year at the world's major airports both in terms of passenger numbers and air cargo.

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Taoyuan International Airport Corporation also pointed out that the airport is growing at a much faster pace than most other airports.

Singapore airports fell from 17th to 18th place in the rankings for the busiest airports in the world, the Airports Council International (ACI) revealed.

Even with this rapid growth in throughput, Delhi was also ranked first in Airport Service Quality for airports above 40 million passengers per annum along with the Mumbai airport, it said.

ACI's World Airport Traffic Forecasts predicts that the country will represent the third largest aviation market, in terms of passenger throughout, after the U.S. and China by 2020. Delhi International airport has already made a master plan to expand the Terminal 1.

ACI report is prepared based on data from more than 1,200 airports worldwide.

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