Busiest Airports in the World 2022. According to a report published by the Airports Council International (ACI) World on Wednesday, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has regained its title as the world’s busiest airport. In 2022, the airport welcomed nearly 94 million passengers, representing a significant increase of 23.8% from the previous year.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens proudly announced that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has reclaimed its title as the busiest airport in the world. The mayor attributed this accomplishment to the hard work and dedication of the airport staff, who consistently provide excellent service to passengers, as well as Atlanta’s status as a global economic powerhouse. The mayor further expressed his commitment to maintaining Atlanta’s position as a global leader in aviation.
Airport General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari believes that their success is a result of their focus on several areas, including high-quality customer service and collaboration. He expressed his excitement about being named the world’s busiest airport again, emphasizing the airport’s commitment to providing an exceptional travel experience through investment in modern technology and collaboration with partners. He further noted that the airport remains dedicated to maintaining its high standards and providing the best possible experience for its passengers.
Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World
According to the data provided by the Airports Council International (ACI) World, Dallas Fort Worth Airport and Denver Airport followed closely behind Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in passenger traffic, with 73.4 million and 69.3 million passengers, respectively. Both airports saw an increase in passenger traffic, with a 17.5% increase for Dallas Fort Worth Airport and a 17.8% increase for Denver Airport compared to the previous year.
Chicago O’Hare Airport secured the fourth position with 68.3 million passengers, reflecting an almost 27% rise in comparison to 2021. Dubai Airport and Los Angeles International Airport ranked fifth and sixth, respectively.
The Airports Council International (ACI) World has released a list of the world’s top 10 busiest airports, which includes Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport at the top, followed by Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Denver Airport, Chicago O’Hare Airport, Dubai Airport, and Los Angeles International Airport.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest and most efficient airport in the world and, by some accounts, the best in North America. ATL is the economic jewel of Georgia, generating a $34.8 billion economic impact for metro Atlanta and providing more than 63,000 jobs on-site, making it the state’s largest employer.
Hartsfield-Jackson is a global gateway, offering nonstop service to more than 150 domestic and 70 international destinations. These locales include major commercial centers in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Africa, and South and Central America. ATL also holds the distinction of being the first airport in the world to serve more than 100 million passengers in a single year.
In many ways, Hartsfield-Jackson is more than an airport. It’s also a destination. ATL’s award-winning concessions program features more than 300 commercial venues meeting guests’ shopping, dining and service needs. And its art program integrates permanent and rotating exhibits and musical performances into the fabric of the guest experience.
Now with its capital improvement plan ATLNext, a 20-year blueprint for growth, the Airport is poised to modernize its Domestic Terminal, expand its cargo operations and concourses, replace two of its parking facilities, and pave the way for a hotel and mixed-use development that will further solidify Hartsfield-Jackson as a beacon of economic strength and customer service in Georgia – and beyond.
A frequent recipient of awards of excellence, ATL is recognized for its leadership in concessions, operations, sustainability, architectural engineering, and construction
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