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
Airport
101 TENERIFE SUR (TFS) 8'295'935 9.4
102 NICE (NCE) 8'086'894 9.7
103 NASHVILLE (BNA) 8'026'363 5.2
104 LISBON (LIS) 7'965'579 16.8
105 TEL AVIV (TLV) 7'939'921 2.9
106 MONTREAL (YUL) 7'913'859 15.6
107 NEW DELHI (DEL) 7'863'514 -.4
108 RIO DE JANEIRO (GIG) 7'854'737 9.5
109 MALAGA (AGP) 7'757'451 6.7
110 CALGARY (YYC) 7'675'198 3.2
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
111 PUSAN (PUS) 7'673'134 -24
112 CHEJU (CJU) 7'469'539 -24
113 SANTA ANA (SNA) 7'459'598 -3.4
114 RALEIGH-DURHAM (RDU) 7'336'424 8.3
115 INDIANAPOLIS (IND) 7'292'132 1.7
116 AUCKLAND (AKL) 7'261'114 -.3
117 STUTTGART (STR) 7'237'239 4.7
118 SACRAMENTO (SMF) 7'201'378 .9
119 CAIRO (CAI) 7'116'026 -11.2
120 SAN ANTONIO (SAT) 7'016'908 .8
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
Airport
121 CARACAS (CCS) 6'945'041 16
122 LONDON (STN) 6'862'910 26.5
123 RENO (RNO) 6'782'468 -1.2
124 DALLAS (DAL) 6'715'596 -1.4
125 BIRMINGHAM (BHX) 6'710'502 11.3
126 GLASGOW (GLA) 6'566'861 7.4
127 GENEVA (GVA) 6'439'709 5.3
128 ONTARIO (ONT) 6'434'858 2.1
129 COLUMBUS (CMH) 6'420'037 -1.5
130 ANTALYA (AYT) 6'367'360 -4.8
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
131 CANCUN (CUN) 6'198'143 5.2
132 ALBUQUERQUE (ABQ) 6'149'197 -2.2
133 AUSTIN (AUS) 6'065'973 2.7
134 MILAN (MXP) 5'919'592 51
135 WEST PALM BEACH (PBI) 5'899'482 1.5
136 KAHULUI (OGG) 5'840'417 -.6
137 MARSEILLE (MRS) 5'669'020 3.6
138 HARTFORD/SPRINGFIELD (BDL) 5'636'541 4
139 MILWAUKEE (MKE) 5'535'921 -1.1
140 BRASILIA (BSB) 5'399'446 23.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
141 COLOGNE (CGN) 5'383'902 1.4
142 LYON (LYS) 5'211'420 5.4
143 GUADALAJARA (GDL) 5'165'048 22.5
144 ANCHORAGE (ANC) 5'016'489 -.7
145 PERTH (PER) 4'927'306 3.4
146 ALICANTE (ALC) 4'851'294 9.2
147 HANNOVER (HAJ) 4'820'674 1
148 BURBANK (BUR) 4'731'656 .3
149 TOULOUSE (TLS) 4'722'333 6.7
150 FT MYERS (RSW) 4'670'733 4.1
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
151 JACKSONVILLE (JAX) 4'662'361 8
152 PRAGUE (PRG) 4'629'013 6.2
153 EDINBURGH (EDI) 4'585'996 8.9
154 LANZAROTE (ACE) 4'581'590 9.3
155 CAPE TOWN (CPT) 4'306'716 8.4
156 DENPANSAR-BALI (DPS) 4'186'969 -19.5
157 LONDON (LTN) 4'132'059 27.6
158 FARO (FAO) 4'102'433 7.3
159 ANKARA (ESB) 4'069'597 4.4
160 LARNACA (LCA) 4'044'312 6.5
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
161 MOSCOW (VKO) 4'031'819 -13.5
162 BUDAPEST (BUD) 3'940'867 8.9
163 OSLO (GEN) 3'863'668 261.7
164 WARSAW (WAW) 3'815'624 9.5
165 IBIZA (IBZ) 3'815'139 7.6
166 MOSCOW (DME) 3'794'137 -15.7
167 EDMONTON (YEG) 3'791'574 1.9
168 GOTHENBURG (GOT) 3'732'816 7.9
169 OMAHA (OMA) 3'721'095 4.8
170 KUWAIT (KWI) 3'704'385 -1.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
171 LOUISVILLE (SDF) 3'674'629 n.a.
172 CHRISTCHURCH (CHC) 3'628'299 -2.6
173 WELLINGTON (WLG) 3'598'514 5.5
174 XIAMEN (XMN) 3'571'184 -.8
175 BERGEN (BGO) 3'546'972 4.5
176 SALVADOR (SSA) 3'541'267 23.9
177 MADRAS (MAA) 3'528'782 .7
178 NAPLES (NAP) 3'482'058 6.9
179 TUCSON (TUS) 3'477'422 -1.8
180 TULSA (TUL) 3'463'214 1.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
181 TUNIS (TUN) 3'443'649 4.9
182 MANAMA (BAH) 3'434'812 -.3
183 VENICE (VCE) 3'416'454 14.3
184 OKLAHOMA CITY (OKC) 3'406'245 -.6
185 EL PASO (ELP) 3'240'962 .2
186 BUFFALO (BUF) 3'239'889 8.6
187 TIJUANA (TIJ) 3'239'603 30.3
188 MONTERREY (MTY) 3'199'725 13.5
189 CASABLANCA (CMN) 3'162'449 13.9
190 ABU DHABI (AUH) 3'131'283 8.3
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
191 OTTAWA (YOW) 3'110'548 2.1
192 DHARAN (DHA) 3'097'686 -3.4
193 MONASTIR (MIR) 3'088'202 2.9
194 RECIFE (REC) 3'061'862 27.1
195 WINNIPEG (YWG) 3'050'000 -1.6
196 XIAN (XIY) 3'027'233 3.8
197 NEWCASTLE (NCL) 3'014'947 13
198 BASEL-MULHOUSE (BSL) 3'010'565 13.5
199 HALIFAX (YHZ) 3'006'572 2.5
200 STAVANGER (SVG) 2'992'102 8
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
201 IZMIR (ADB) 2'987'919 -14.1
202 SPOKANE (GEG) 2'949'833 -3.1
203 NORFOLK (ORF) 2'927'687 .7
204 CAIRNS (CNS) 2'903'146 -6.1
205 FUERTEVENTURA (FUE) 2'889'573 12.1
206 BOLOGNA (BLQ) 2'879'722 13.3
207 BIRMINGHAM (BHM) 2'853'333 3.9
208 BELFAST (BFS) 2'837'503 7.2
209 PORTO ALEGRE (POA) 2'827'765 36
210 MALTA (MLA) 2'824'051 4.4
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
211 BORDEAUX (BOD) 2'792'664 7.2
212 MUSCAT (MCT) 2'756'045 7.8
213 ALGIERS (ALG) 2'705'826 -14.5
214 ABERDEEN (ABZ) 2'661'274 3.4
215 KAILUA-KONA (KOA) 2'652'955 .9
216 LIHUE (LIH) 2'640'000 2.3
217 COLORADO SPRINGS (COS) 2'637'770 -34.5
218 TRONDHEIM (TRD) 2'635'761 2.2
219 GREENSBORO (GSO) 2'620'319 16.4
220 MONTEGO BAY (MBJ) 2'618'312 6.7
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
221 BOISE (BOI) 2'605'466 2.8
222 RICHMOND (RIC) 2'572'447 8.5
223 OPORTO (OPO) 2'540'100 11.2
224 NUREMBERG (NUE) 2'518'028 4.1
225 CALCUTTA (CCU) 2'490'539 -3
226 DURBAN (DUR) 2'488'370 n.a.
227 ST PETERSBURG (LED) 2'485'642 n.a.
228 SANTO DOMINGO (SDQ) 2'476'564 3.2
229 SURABAYA (SUB) 2'453'012 -42
230 TURIN (TRN) 2'449'366 3.1
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
231 MENORCA (MAH) 2'430'418 8.4
232 QUITO (UIO) 2'372'550 2.3
233 COLOMBO (CMB) 2'365'736 2
234 NAIROBI (NBO) 2'350'119 -7.9
235 MUGLA (DLM) 2'327'773 -11.5
236 DHAKA (DAC) 2'294'870 2.1
237 ALBANY (ALB) 2'268'420 6.6
238 NANJING (NKG) 2'222'893 -.2
239 MACAU (MFM) 2'214'487 13.4
240 DAYTON (DAY) 2'192'948 8.6
Rank Airport Total
Passengers
% Change
241 SYRACUSE (SYR) 2'154'238 2.3
242 EAST MIDLANDS (EMA) 2'145'375 13.6
243 STRASBOURG (SXB) 2'135'049 1.9
244 BILBAO (BIO) 2'115'042 4.8
245 LEIPZIG/HALLE (LEJ) 2'102'075 -6.2
246 JERBA (DJE) 2'088'337 13.1
247 BEIRUT (BEY) 2'060'020 2.6
248 AMMAN (AMM) 2'029'961 -5.1
249 TENERIFE NORTE (TFN) 2'021'923 -1.3
250 LAGOS (LOS) 1'987'360 -3.2

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