Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta has retained the title of the world’s busiest hub for passenger traffic after handling 96.17 million in 2014, up 1.85% on the 94.4 million last year – and ever closer to the 100 million milestone.
More than 117 million passengers travelled through the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) airports in 2014, surpassing the record set in the prior year by more three million fliers – or a roughly 3% jump.
Singapore Changi Airport managed 54.1 million passenger movements in 2014, the most in its 33-year history.
Record-setting numbers of both domestic and international passengers have been announced at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in 2014, resulting in a new record for total passenger volume.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport served 12,384,015 passengers in 2014, a 1.5% decrease in total traffic versus 2013.
Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a year of "solid growth" in 2014, setting new annual records in passenger figures, aircraft and freight traffic.
Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report, which confirm that Dubai International has taken over the position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers from Heathrow.
San Diego International Airport served a record 18.7 million passengers in 2014, the highest total since 2007, and also set new records for total passenger boarding and international travellers.
Nearly 16 million passengers travelled via Helsinki Airport last year which was an all-time high for the Finnish gateway.