Charlotte Douglas International Airport expects to record a slight dip in passenger traffic in 2016, but believes that a 7% rise in travellers beginning their journey at the North Carolina gateway and a rising route network ensure that it was still a good year.
Dublin Airport and Sweden's gateways have enjoyed good starts to 2017 with passenger traffic soaring by 9% and 10% respectively during the first month of the new year.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport handled a record 104.1 million (+2.6%) in 2016 to retain its status as the world's busiest airport.
The Port of Seattle Commissioners accepted the resignation of CEO Ted Fick during a public session held on Thursday.
Traffic levels again reached record heights at the New York/New Jersey metropolitan airports in 2016, with 128.6 million passengers passing through the big three gateways of JFK, LaGuardia and Newark-Liberty.
Pittsburgh International Airport ended 2016 with more than 8.3 million passengers (+2.2%), making it its busiest year in nearly a decade.
A new Pier E and doubling the size of Terminal 2's busy transit area are on the agenda for Copenhagen Airport in the first phase of a DKK20 billion expansion programme designed to raise the gateway's capacity to 40mppa.
Year-end traffic results for 2016 continue to trickle into the Airport World office with Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Luton and Stansted airports in the UK and Oslo in Norway being the latest to reveal soaring passenger numbers.
Cologne Bonn has become one of the first airports in the world to release its 2016 traffic figures, the German gateway handling a record breaking 11.9 million passengers during the calendar year.
This year will go down in the record books for Dublin Airport which yesterday broke the 27 million passenger per annum barrier for the first time.