Top 10 Largest International Airports in the World 2017


Largest International Airports King Fahd International Airport is world largest international airport in the world that is located in Soudi Arabia.

Every person in his life has traveled for education, work, business and many other purposes. Moving from one country to another country requires the Airplanes. So airplanes companies increase day by day with growing need of foreign countries. Transport is an important part of our lives and good transport make your journey comfortable. Especially when you are going anywhere by plane, then you want a comfortable journey.

For this purposes, airports of any country play a significant role. If your flights are canceled or late then wait is difficult. The Second thing is that with increasing need and trend of air travel airports became crowded as compared to previous years. But many airports in the world is so large that they accommodate an enormous amount of passengers at a time. They are operated well mannerly, and major airlines use these airports. Here you will read about the Top 10 Largest International Airports in the World 2017.

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10. Beijing Capital International Airport

beijing-capital-international-airportIt is located in the north of China capital Beijing city center and surrounded by Suburban Shunyi district. One of the greatest airport in term of the area about 2330ha.It is operated by Beijing Capital International airport company limited. Construction style is luxurious and has the magnificent building. Almost 36,130,390 passengers passed through here by 581,773 flights.

9. Cairo International Airport

cairo-international-airportEgypt busiest and the largest airport is Cairo International Airport which situated in the northeast of Cairo. The total area of the airport is 2550 ha. Its value increased because it is a primary hub for AlMasria Universal Airlines, Egypt Air Express, Alexandria airlines and AMC Airlines. It has three terminals for flights movements and cargo transport. Terminal one has one hall for private jets. It is one of the world busiest airports with 14,711,500 passengers.

8. Chicago O’Hare

chicago-ohare-international-airportChicago has third busiest and biggest airport in fifty states of America Chicago O’Hare International Airport. It located in the northwest of the country. If we count it regarding passengers count, then it is ranked at number six among the busiest airports. The total area is 2610 ha. And it is serving as a hub for Air Choice one, United Airlines and American Airlines. A large number of passengers almost 70,075,204 are passed through this Chicago airport, and it has 881,933 aircraft movements.

7. Bangkok International Airport

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOne of the largest airports for domestic and international flights operated by Thailand PLC is Bangkok International Airport or Suvarnabhumi airport. It has the total area about 2980 ha. The Bangkok airport has amazing lounge building, departure hall, and inner courtyard. Total fight are 289,568 in 2015 among which 8,279,790 for domestic passengers and 38,143,562 for international travellers. Major airlines pass through this airport are Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways.

6. Madrid Barajas Airport

madrid-barajas-airportSpain busiest and the largest airport-based in the northeast of the Puerta Del Sol in Madrid’s center. It has largest airport in Spain with area 3050 ha. Air Europe and Iberia Europe has the most extensive flight operations in Europe and this airport served as a hub for these busiest Airbus routes. With 342,601 flight movements it is home for 41,833,374 passengers. Cargo transport had been increased in last years up to 5.8% through this airport.

5. Charles De Gaulle Airport

charles-de-gaulle-airportFrance largest airport Charles de Gaulle is situated northeast of Pairs. The total area of it is about 3200ha and operated by Aeroports de Pairs. It also includes in world largest airports. It has three terminal according to cost, region and for local and foreign passengers. One terminal is divided into many halls for landing and departures. Charles de Gaulle airport had the capacity for 62,052,917 passengers and operated the 497,763 flights. It is serving a hub for Air France, FedEx Express, and Delta Air Lines.

4. Shanghai Pudong International Airport

shanghai-pudong-international-airportThe World fourth largest and China third busiest airport is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. It covers the 3350 ha area and controlled by Pudong International Airport. It has particular importance because it is the hub for many major flights like FedEx Express, DHL Aviation, Shanghai Airlines and Yangtze River Express. Recently it facilitates 51,661,800 passengers and has two large terminals, and another are in the process of development.

3. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

dallas-fort-worth-international-airportDallas/Fort international airport is situated at midway of Fort Worth and Dallas. This airport has approached many United Arab states. It is second largest and ranked at number third among world most major airports. It spreads an area of 7800 ha and a hub for American Airlines, UPS Airlines, and Ameriflight. Dallas/Fort airport constructed in a right way have 165 gates and five terminals to reduce the distance between Airbus and passengers car.

2. Denver International Airport

denver-international-airportThe United States largest airport spreads over 13726 ha and is known the best airport in North America. It has special importance because many major airlines land here like Great Lakes Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines. Denver aviation department operated this airport and managed a large amount of passengers 31,004,575 and 635,445 flights. It said that it is the best-run airport in the United States.

1. King Fahd International Airport

king-fahad-international-airpoartThe largest airport in the world is located in Saudi Arabia, and it covers the 78000 ha area. The name is King Fahd International Airpiort. It is operated by the General Authority of Civil Aviation and present in the northwest of Dammam city. Fifteen years ago it was opened for public and considered a hub for Saudi Arabia. A six-story terminal of the airport is divided in such a way that three terminals for passengers processing, third for arrivals, fourth for boarding and sixth level for departures. A Royal terminal which is used only by Saudi Royal family, official guests and government high profile personnel.

List of Top 10 Largest International Airports in the World

Sr. No Largest International Airports Area (Hectare)
1 King Fahd International Airport 78000
2 Denver International Airport 13726
3 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport 7800
4 Shanghai Pudong International Airport 3350
5 Charles de Gaulle Airport 3200
6 Madrid Barajas Airport 3050
7 Bangkok International Airport 2980
8 Chicago O’Hare International Airport 2610
9 Cairo International Airport 2550
10 Beijing Capital International Airport 2330


We conclude from this article these airports have enough area for thousand of passengers and not overcrowded. They constructed in such way that they have separate terminals for passengers arrivals and departures. These airports are also busiest one in the world because rich people, businessman and royal families travel the airlines which land on these airports.