The Busiest International Airport for July 2022 is Dubai International with a 28% increase in seats compared to last month. London Heathrow was in top position last month and has moved into second place.
The primary airport serving Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province in China, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is China's largest transportation hub and is the busiest airport in the world by passenger numbers.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL, 75.7 million passengers, +76.4%) is back at the top of 2021 rankings, followed by Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW, 62.5 million passengers, +58.7%), and Denver International Airport (DEN, 58.8 million passengers, +74.4%).
There are thousands of small, regional airports scattered across the vast expanse of the USA but, according to an FAA report, the prize for the smallest is Dawson Community Airport in the state of Montana.
1. United States. With a total of 13,513 airports, the United States has the most airports in the world. Not surprisingly, it has 300 million inhabitants and is the third most visited country in the world.
Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, has handled over 13.6 million passengers in the first three months of 2022 — more than double last year's number in a clear sign that a long-awaited travel revival has come to the global aviation hub.
There are approximately 14,400 private-use (closed to the public) and 5,000 public-use (open to the public) airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. Approximately 3,300 of these public-use facilities are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).
At 5,000 meters, China's Shigatse Peace Airport has the longest runway in the world. The airport is located at an altitude of 3,782 meters (12,408 feet) and serves Shigatse in Tibet Autonomous Region. The airport serves both as a public and military airport.
Summertime is the safest season to fly. Earlier in the day is the safest time of day to fly. More accidents occur later in the day when the pilots are tired, especially when the weather is bad and there have been delays.
But there are a few countries in the world where there is simply no room for airports, and we'll talk here about five of them. Monaco, San Marino, Andorra, Liechtenstein and the Vatican are States without airports.