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What Airport Has More Runways?  
User currently offlineTOMASKEMPNER From Mexico, joined May 2001, 389 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1579 times:

I want to know what airport has the most number of runways and what airport is the largest in the world.

I think that Heathrow is the largest airport,

Could someone tell me this facts.

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User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3950 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1551 times:

The largest in the world is King Khalid airport in Saudi Arabia, followed closely by Jeddah (that's by land area). The largest one in US is Denver International, it has 6 runways and looks like a big swastika from above. Atlanta is the busiest one.


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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1540 times:

Currently the biggest major airport, as far as amount of runways go, is Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) with 7. Chicago O'Hare shut down 18/36 and thus has 6. Plans have been drawn for up to 11 runways at Denver, although that will never happen.

User currently offlineGunfighter 6 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2001, 404 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1501 times:

11 Runways ???? my god what do you want to do with so many runways.

study has made it clear that building additional runways isn't always the best option for icreasing capacity.

Taxiways etc. have proven to be more important for icreasing capacity.


User currently offlineWindshear From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 2330 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1500 times:

I think that Dallas is the winner:O)


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User currently offlineDoug From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 857 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1474 times:

DFW has the most with an eighth runway in the works


User currently offlineGOT From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 1912 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1460 times:

How many pax does ATL have per year? And what about ORD?

GOT



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User currently offlineBostonBeau From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 464 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1433 times:

You really have to clarify what you mean by "largest" airport. Largest in land area? Largest in the total number of passengers handled? Largest is the total number of aircraft takeoffs/landings?

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8906 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 1415 times:

Atlanta is #1 in pax and movements, with thanks to Delta having the largest hub operation in the world at ATL and AirTran having its hub at ATL.

Jeff


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