Top 10 Largest Airports in the World

Airports are the important Stations for Air Transportation. The USA has most Airports in the World and also the main transportation system in the United States. The Airports commonly utilized for Passenger and important cargo transportation. Here in the list, the total area of the airport and building structures taken to analyze the largest airport. King Fahd International Airport is the Largest Airport in the World it spread in over 485 sq miles of Area and one of the busiest Airport in the World.

The Following Top 10 List of Largest Airport in the World are ranked by Total Area and structure of the buildings and usable space.

10. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

The Airport Located in New York in the USA, As 10th Largest Airport in the World, it is the 17th Busiest International Airport in the World and 6th Busiest in the United States. It handled 47 million passengers and 408,000 Aircraft Operations.

John F. Kennedy International Airport

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9. San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

With 403,000 Aircraft Operations and handled 41,035,642 Passengers. The Airport opened in 1927 on 150 acres is located in San Mateo County, California in the United States. It Spread over an area of 13 Sq Miles, and it is the 9th Largest Airport in the World.

San Francisco International Airport

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8. Charles de Gaulle Paris (CDG)

Located in the Paris and Largest in France and 8th Largest in the World, the Airport handles around 61 million passengers annually and 514,059 aircraft movements. It is also the 6th busiest Airport in the World and the Airport also busy in Cargo Traffic. Charles de Gaulle Paris spread in over 19 Square Miles of Area.

Charles de Gaulle Paris

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7. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Dallas Covers an Area of 44 Sq Miles and has 7 runway systems, As a seventh Largest Airport in the World, it also holds 8th largest by passenger traffic with 57 million passengers. The Fort Worth Airport has 5 terminals with 152 gates.

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Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

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6. King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA)

This international airport located in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and opened 1981. The Airport Covered more than 65 sq miles and can handle over 17 million Passengers.

King Abdulaziz International Airport

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5. Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC-AMI)

This Airport opened on 2010 to the Public is located in Jebel Ali, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It has more than 10,000 Car Parking Facility, 2.7 miles Runway, Carries 120 million Passengers. This is the fifth Largest Airport in the World.

Dubai World Centre - Al Maktoum International Airport

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4. King Khalid International Airport (KKIA)

The Airport handles more than 13,000,000 Passengers and built in 137 Sq miles of land, located in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. This Airport holds 4,205 meters long runway and has 11,600 vehicles Parking Facilities. King Khalid International Airport is the fourth largest airport in the World.

King Khalid International Airport

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3. Montreal-Mirabel International Airport (YMX)

It is built in an Area of 221 Sq Miles and is located in Mirabel, Quebec in Canada. It is Second largest Airport in the World. The Dominant Part of the Airport is Cargo Flights and handled to General Aviation.

Montreal-Mirabel International Airport

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2. Denver International Airport (DIA)

As Fifth Largest Airport in the World, it was the fifth busiest Airport by Aircraft movements of over 635,000 in 2010. It handles around 50 million passengers yearly and is the center for Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. It has an Area of 85 Sq Miles, characteristics 6 separate Runways.

Denver International Airport

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1. King Fahd International Airport (KFIA)

King Fahd International Airport

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This Airport located in Dammam in Saudi Arabia and it is the largest Airport in the World. The Airport handled about 5,267,000 Passengers, 82,256 tons of Cargo with 50,936 Aircraft Movements. The Airport opened to Public on 1999 and it has 4,000 meters of the runway with a width of 60m. The Airport has a total area of 485 sq miles of land reserved for Airport.

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