Most authoritative source for global airport passenger, cargo, and aircraft movement traffic released

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the latest World Airport Traffic Dataset, confirming the top 20 busiest airports in the world and revealing airport passenger, cargo, and aircraft movement rankings for over 2,600 airports across more than 180 countries and territories.

The dataset’s key findings confirm total global passenger traffic for 2022—surpassing   6.6 billion—the return of international traffic, and the prevalence of U.S. airports in the top rankings.  

Passenger traffic

Global total passengers surpassed 6.6 billion in 2022, representing an increase of 43.8% from 2021 or a recovery of 72.5% versus pre-pandemic result (2019).
The top 20 airports for global passenger traffic represent 18% of global traffic (1.2 billion passengers).


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