Top 15 Airports in World Ranked by Aircraft Departures, Passengers and Volume of Freight in October 2018 YoY basis: ICAO
In terms of aircraft departures, the Top 15 airports reported a growth of +2.9% YoY. All the Top 15 airports posted YoY increases. Chicago retained the 1st position with a growth of +5.4%, followed by Atlanta (+1.5%). The strongest growth in operations was recorded by Denver at +7.9% and Frankfurt at +6.3%. New Delhi Airport ranked at 14th place with a YoY increase of 4.2%.
In terms of passengers, the Top 15 airports reported a growth of +3.1% YoY. All the Top 15 airports posted YoY increases, except for Tokyo with a decline of -3.7%. Two Chinese airports, Guangzhou and Beijing, topped the list in terms of YoY increases at +6.3% and +6.0%, respectively. Atlanta remained at 1st with a growth of +1.2%, followed by Beijing. New Delhi Airport ranked at 15th place with a YoY increase of 4.2%.