ACI Traffic Data: World airports ranking by total passengers - 1998 (Final)
Total Passengers: Arriving + departing passengers + direct transit passengers counted once.
Last update: 16, August, 1999

Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
1 ATLANTA (ATL) 73'474'298 7.7
2 CHICAGO (ORD) 72'485'228 3
3 LOS ANGELES (LAX) 61'215'712 1.8
4 LONDON (LHR) 60'659'593 4.3
5 DALLAS/FT WORTH AIRPORT (DFW) 60'482'700 n.a.
6 TOKYO (HND) 51'240'704 3.9
7 FRANKFURT/MAIN (FRA) 42'716'270 6.1
8 SAN FRANCISCO (SFO) 40'060'326 -1.1
9 PARIS (CDG) 38'628'926 9.5
10 DENVER (DEN) 36'831'400 5.3
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
11 AMSTERDAM (AMS) 34'420'143 9
12 MIAMI (MIA) 33'935'491 -1.7
13 NEWARK (EWR) 32'512'106 5.2
14 PHOENIX (PHX) 31'769'113 3.6
15 DETROIT (DTW) 31'544'426 n.a.
16 NEW YORK (JFK) 31'436'478 -2.8
17 HOUSTON (IAH) 31'026'369 8.1
18 MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL (MSP) 30'347'920 .5
19 LAS VEGAS (LAS) 30'227'287 -.3
20 SEOUL (SEL) 29'429'044 -19.9
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
21 LONDON (LGW) 29'173'196 8.2
22 ST LOUIS (STL) 28'700'622 3.7
23 HONG KONG (HKG) 27'919'935 -3.7
24 ORLANDO (MCO) 27'748'571 1.6
25 TORONTO (YYZ) 26'744'530 2.5
26 BOSTON (BOS) 26'526'708 3.8
27 SEATTLE (SEA) 25'863'132 4.6
28 BANGKOK (BKK) 25'623'901 2
29 MADRID (MAD) 25'466'612 7.9
30 ROME (FCO) 25'337'365 1.3
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
31 PARIS (ORY) 24'951'984 -.4
32 TOKYO (NRT) 24'441'365 -4.8
33 PHILADELPHIA (PHL) 24'230'374 8
34 SINGAPORE (SIN) 23'803'180 -5.4
35 CHARLOTTE (CLT) 22'951'636 .7
36 NEW YORK (LGA) 22'846'488 5.7
37 HONOLULU (HNL) 22'636'354 -5.2
38 CINCINNATI (HEBRON (CVG) 21'179'209 6.4
39 SYDNEY (SYD) 21'152'001 4
40 PITTSBURGH (PIT) 20'556'075 -1
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
41 SALT LAKE CITY (SLC) 20'297'371 -3.7
42 MUNICH (MUC) 19'321'355 8
43 ZURICH (ZRH) 19'276'782 5.5
44 OSAKA (KIX) 19'161'035 -3
45 MEXICO CITY (MEX) 18'946'440 6.2
46 BRUSSELS (BRU) 18'481'897 16
47 PALMA DE MALLORCA (PMI) 17'660'402 6.7
48 FUKUOKA (FUK) 17'574'001 1.7
49 MANCHESTER (MAN) 17'556'839 8.7
50 BEIJING (PEK) 17'318'999 2.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
Airport
51 SAPPORO (CTS) 17'150'859 1.8
52 COPENHAGEN (CPH) 16'662'475 -1
53 STOCKHOLM (ARN) 16'409'735 8
54 SAO PAULO (GRU) 16'406'236 4.6
55 BARCELONA (BCN) 16'193'942 7.5
56 WASHINGTON (DCA) 15'808'879 .3
57 DUSSELDORF (DUS) 15'754'627 1.4
58 TAIPEI (TPE) 15'725'448 -1.7
59 VANCOUVER (YVR) 15'715'736 4.5
60 WASHINGTON (IAD) 15'619'407 14.8
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
61 BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON (BWI) 15'003'819 6.5
62 SAN DIEGO (SAN) 14'876'877 3.7
63 KUALA LUMPUR (KUL) 14'788'335 -6.5
64 OSAKA (ITM) 14'626'600 6.5
65 ISTANBUL (IST) 14'619'911 -1.2
66 MELBOURNE (MEL) 14'397'698 3.7
67 SHANGHAI (SHA) 14'142'538 5.2
68 TAMPA (TPA) 13'830'991 3.5
69 MILAN (LIN) 13'611'749 -4.6
70 OSLO (OSL) 13'307'993 4.3
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
71 PORTLAND (PDX) 13'019'366 1.6
72 FT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD (FLL) 12'453'874 1.4
73 GUANGZHOU (CAN) 12'412'400 -.8
74 CLEVELAND (CLE) 12'358'674 1.7
75 MANILA (MNL) 11'926'332 -12.9
76 DUBLIN (DUB) 11'641'100 12.7
77 CHICAGO (MDW) 11'419'528 16.2
78 KAOHSIUNG (KHH) 11'067'503 -9
79 KANSAS CITY (MCI) 10'954'527 -1
80 MUMBAI (BOM) 10'914'113 -1.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
81 JOHANNESBURG (JNB) 10'870'104 11.8
82 VIENNA (VIE) 10'639'095 9.3
83 SAN JOSE (SJC) 10'506'278 2.9
84 BRISBANE (BNE) 10'495'416 -1.6
85 NAHA (OKA) 10'423'316 5.3
86 MOSCOW (SVO) 10'186'133 8.5
87 MEMPHIS (MEM) 10'063'883 -3.5
88 JEDDAH (JED) 9'849'113 .6
89 DUBAI (DXB) 9'732'202 6.8
90 OAKLAND (OAK) 9'616'241 .6
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
91 OSLO (FBU) 9'444'325 -19.2
92 HELSINKI (HEL) 9'367'323 10.6
93 SAN JUAN (SJU) 9'315'185 -4.6
94 HAMBURG (HAM) 9'126'178 5.5
95 NEW ORLEANS (MSY) 8'952'484 3.4
96 BERLIN (TXL) 8'881'771 1.7
97 JAKARTA (CGK) 8'807'531 -36.7
98 HOUSTON (HOU) 8'750'346 5.7
99 GRAN CANARIA (LPA) 8'688'826 6.5
100 RIYADH (RUH) 8'308'598 .7

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