Cape Town - The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, before the end of 2015, reached 100 million passengers since the start of the year, marking a milestone no other airport has ever reached.
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Hartsfield-Jackson has held the title of the world’s busiest airport in terms of passengers for more than 15 years and served more than 96 million passengers in 2014, according to Airports Council International (ACI).
The world's busiest airports by passenger traffic are measured by total passengers. These are defined as passengers enplaned plus passengers deplaned plus direct-transit passengers.
Although the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the world's busiest airport every year since 2000, London City is the world's busiest city airport system by passenger count, with all airports combined.
Here are the world’s Top 5 busiest airports for 2015:
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Beijing Capital International Airport
Chaoyang-Shunyi, Beijing, China
Dubai International Airport
Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tokyo Haneda Airport
Ota, Tokyo, Japan
Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world’s airports.
Established in 1991, ACI represents airports’ interests with governments and international organizations, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports.
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