jetjeanes
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What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:24 am

Does anyone know which airports handle the most air traffic....

I know mem has roughly 500 daily flights not counting fbos,with private pilots...
i can see for 80 miles
 
gigneil
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:27 am

The top airport in the US (and hence, the world) frequently revolves back and forth between ORD and ATL in terms of total operations.

Delta alone has almost if not over 1000 daily departures from ATL.

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b727fan
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:31 am

ATL, ORD & DFW definitely top the list in US. LHR & FRA in Europe.
 
jetjeanes
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:32 am

wow 1,000 flights...thats about 40 and hour....
i can see for 80 miles
 
AAplatnumflier
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:39 am

DEN has a lot but I dont think that it is the top. It would have to be DFW or ORD.
 
ordflyer
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:43 am

If you are talking about aircraft movements, ORD has the most. ATL is the busiest in terms of passenger numbers, therefore they are each considered the "World's Busiest Airport" depending on the criteria used.
 
nwafflyer
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 11:47 am

Where does DTW stand now?
 
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coronado
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RE: What Airport Has The Most Flights

Fri Nov 12, 2004 12:11 pm

I understand busiest airport in world in a essentially 2 parallel runway configuration is MSP, while London Gatwick is busiest single runway? Any further info on this?

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