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Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 4:01 pm

What are the top 5 biggest airports in the USA, starting with the biggest and what are the top 5 biggest in the world? Biggest in the entire world? Thx..
 
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 4:07 pm

Well, biggest in terms of size or people?

In terms of SIZE, I'd say Dallas Fort-Worth. I hear thats huge. And worldly, maybe London Heathrow. That place is monsterous.

For people, I'd say for the US, O'Hare, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Atlanta. World - Heathrow, Sydney, Paris.
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 4:14 pm

In terms of passengers, the worlds largest airports are:

1) Atlanta, GA (ATL)
2) Chicago, IL (ORD)
3) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
4) London, GB (LHR)
5) Dallas/ Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
 
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 4:23 pm

I would say the busiest is either ORD, LAX, or DFW
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 5:37 pm

Biggest in Size. is

DENVER.. 34 000 Heactares..
Bigger than the city limits of Boston, Miami, or San Fran..
And Twice the size of Manhattan.. :O
wow!
DFWs next. ORD/ Houston's pretty big.. and.. Honolulu..
Thats monsterous. as well as Kennedy. my 6 choices.

The Ultimate is Edwards Airforce base with a 11km runway..!! :O damm!

International size is.
King Khalid international Airport in Ryaid, Saudi Arabia..
53 000 Hectares.. DAMM!! Thats like the size of Long Island..! 2 runways both at just over 5km.
Second to that is. uh..
Now Im not really as sure.
AMS / CDG / NEW INCHON INTERNATIONAL/ Maybe Changi. and..Rome Flumcino.. or New Athens Airport..
MOscows pretty big too.

Business is.. Atlanta, ORD. LHR, JFK, LAX. Narita. CDG, HKG, FRA, SYD and SEL.. or new INchon International.
I may be wrong at few places here.. but best I can remember.
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 9:31 pm

once i heard that, regarding only size in hectares or square metres, MCO is the fourth biggest airport in the USA. i saw a picture of MCO from the bird perspective and it really seems big.
is this true???
i´ve often been to DFW and it´s certainly huge, and most of the surrounding land belongs to the airport as well, so they could expand it even much more.

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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 9:58 pm

No O'Hare lost having the most passengers to Atlanta Hartsfield like one or two years ago.
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sat Apr 14, 2001 11:50 pm


-Passenger movements (busiest)-ATL--USA and World leader.
-Size-Denver--USA; King Khalid in Saudi Arabia--World
Size
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 4:33 am

2nd largest is also in Saudi Arabia, it's Jeddah (deals with all the Muslim pilgrims to Mecca)
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 5:24 am

I think the largest airport in the U.S. by square miles is DEN. It's like 53 square miles.
 
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 5:26 am

For the world... I think it's Heathrow.
 
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Sun Apr 15, 2001 7:43 am


Sorry, Heathrow has a little bit to go.
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 12:44 pm

Here are the top 30 airports ranked in terms of passengers moved for 2000.
1
ATLANTA, GA (ATL)
80'171'036

2
CHICAGO, IL (ORD)
72'135'887

3
LOS ANGELES, CA (LAX)
68'477'689

4
LONDON, GB (LHR)
64'607'185

5
DALLAS/FT WORTH AIRPORT, TX (DFW)
60'687'122
6
TOKYO, JP (HND)
56'402'206

7
FRANKFURT, DE (FRA)
49'360'620

8
PARIS, FR (CDG)
48'240'137

9
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (SFO)
41'173'983

10
AMSTERDAM, NL (AMS)
39'604'589

11
DENVER, CO (DEN)
38'748'781

12
LAS VEGAS, NV (LAS)
36'856'186

13
SEOUL, KR (SEL)
36'727'124

14
MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL, MN (MSP)
36'688'159

15
PHOENIX, AZ (PHX)
35'889'933

16
DETROIT, MI (DTW)
35'535'080

17
HOUSTON, TX (IAH)
35'246'176

18
NEWARK, NJ (EWR)
34'194'788

19
MIAMI, FL (MIA)
33'569'625

20
NEW YORK, NY (JFK)
32'779'428

21
MADRID, ES (MAD)
32'765'820

22
HONG KONG, CN (HKG)
32'746'737

23
LONDON, GB (LGW)
32'056'942

24
ORLANDO, FL (MCO)
30'822'580

25
ST LOUIS, MO (STL)
30'546'698

26
BANGKOK, TH (BKK)
29'621'898

27
TORONTO, OT, CA (YYZ)
28'820'326

28
SINGAPORE, SG (SIN)
28'618'200

29
SEATTLE/TACOMA, WA (SEA)
28'404'312

30
BOSTON, MA (BOS)
27'412'926
 
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Johnnybgoode

Sun Apr 15, 2001 1:54 pm

Heya, Yes MCO is huge!!!!! I know for sure its the largest airport in Florida. It has tons of room to expand since its way out in the middle of nowhere.

DFW is huge to!!!!! DFW is the largest I have ever been to.

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TWA And FlyPNS1

Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:22 pm

Yeah, MCO is the largest in FL. But DEN is the largest in the U.S. 53 sq. miles.

PNS1:
He means largest in the context of size (Sq. miles).
 
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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 11:02 pm

For a fact, I know ATL (Atlanta, GA) is the largest. It just beat Chicago O'Hare this past year in passenger size.


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RE: Biggest Airport In US, World

Sun Apr 15, 2001 11:22 pm

Ok, by area, King Khalid and Jeddah are two of the world's largest airports - both in Saudi Arabia. Denver International is third, and first in the United States. As for Moscow Airport - which one - there are more than 5.
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