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Wikivoyage has articles for several dozen of the world's largest and most-complicated international airports. They are designed to help you navigate safely and comfortably around them, and provide essential knowledge such as information on eating and sleeping options in the airport, and onward travel advice. This article lists our current airport articles by continent and city.

If you know of a major international airport not listed here that deserves its own article, first take a look at our Airport expedition, then plunge forward!

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Africa edit

Airport articles in Africa and Asia
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International is Africa's busiest airport

Johannesburg edit

  • 1 O.R. Tambo Airport (JNB IATA). The major hub for southern Africa, and the continent's busiest airport, and main hub of flag carrier South African Airways.    

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Abu Dhabi edit

  • 2 Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH IATA). The main hub of the Abu Dhabi's flag carrier Etihad Airways, like its rivals in Dubai and Doha, its traffic is mostly made up of transit passengers.    

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Bangkok edit

Concourse E of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • 5 Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK IATA). Opened in 2006 and the larger of two airports in Bangkok (the other being Don Mueang, which is for low-cost carriers). Main hub of flag carrier Thai Airways.    

Beijing edit

  • 6 Capital Airport (PEK IATA). The main hub of Chinese flag carrier Air China, and second busiest airport in the world by passenger count — at least before the new Daxing Airport opened which will take over much of its traffic.    
  • 7 Daxing Airport (PKX IATA). The newer international airport, opened in 2019.    

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  • 10 Hamad Airport (DOH IATA). Dubai's main rival, its traffic is mostly made up of transit passengers connecting between flights on Emirates' main rival Qatar Airways.    

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  • 11 Dubai Airport (DXB IATA). The world's busiest airport for international traffic, due to its strategic location between east and west. Much of its traffic is made up of transit passengers on Dubai's flag carrier Emirates rather than passengers using Dubai as origin or destination.    

Guangzhou edit

  • 12 Baiyun Airport (CAN IATA). The main hub of China Southern Airlines, and China's third most important international gateway after Beijing and Shanghai.    

Hong Kong edit

  • 13 Hong Kong Airport (HKG IATA) (Chek Lap Kok). Main hub of Hong Kong's well-regarded flag carrier Cathay Pacific. Opened in 1998 to replace the constrained Kai Tak airport.    

Jakarta edit

Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto & Kobe) edit

Kuala Lumpur edit

  • 16 Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL IATA). Malaysia's main international gateway, the main hub of flag carrier Malaysia Airlines and pan-Asian low cost carrier AirAsia.    

Manila edit

Medan edit

  • 18 Kualanamu Airport (KNO IATA). Transit airport linking domestic flights from all over Sumatra to international flights across Asia.    

Mumbai edit

Check-in counters of Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport

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Shanghai edit

  • 22 Pudong Airport (PVG IATA). China's second busiest airport, and the main international hub China Eastern Airlines (their other hub in Shanghai is the older Hongqiao Airport, which is mostly for domestic flights).    

Singapore edit

Greenery in Terminal 3 of Singapore Changi Airport
  • 23 Changi Airport (SIN IATA). The main base of Singapore's well-regarded flag carrier Singapore Airlines, and a major hub for passengers travelling between Australia and Europe, used as a refuelling stop by British Airways and Qantas.    

Taipei edit

  • 24 Taoyuan Airport (TPE IATA). Taiwan's primary international air hub, home to the well-regarded EVA Air and Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines, and a popular transit hub for passengers travelling between North America and Southeast Asia.    

Tel Aviv edit

  • 25 Ben Gurion Airport (TLV IATA). Despite lying in a very tense region and Israel (as well as its national symbols and aviation) frequently being the target of terrorism, the airport enjoys a stellar reputation for safety and security. The main hub of Israeli flag carrier El Al, which is known for serving only kosher meals on their flights, and not flying during the Jewish sabbath.    

Tokyo edit

  • 26 Haneda Airport (HND IATA). Primarily domestic flights, but is now also a major international hub since the opening of its international terminal in 2010. The main hun of ANA and flag carrier Japan Airlines .    
  • 27 Narita Airport (NRT IATA). Serves primarily international flights.    

Europe edit

Airport articles in Europe
Barcelona-El Prat, exterior of Terminal 2
Fine woodwork in the check-in at Oslo

Amsterdam edit

  • 28 Schiphol Airport (AMS IATA). Hub for flag carrier KLM, one of the oldest airlines in the world and one of the top contenders for "most countries served from one airport". Curiously lies below sea level, which is interesting because its name means "ship grave".    

Barcelona edit

  • 29 El Prat Airport (BCN IATA). Spain's amusingly-named second hub has some architectural features of the modernisme movement that helped make Barcelona's name. The route MAD-BCN was the busiest in the world until competition with high speed rail made flights increasingly unattractive.    

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Helsinki edit

  • 34 Helsinki Airport (HEL IATA). Historically one of Europe's airports with the most connections to east Asia, as the flights could take the shortcut over the Soviet Union, and later Russia. Main hub of flag carrier Finnair.    

Istanbul edit

  • 35 Istanbul Airport (IST IATA) (Istanbul New Airport). Opened gradually from autumn 2018, it replaces Atatürk Airport which has now closed. The main hub of flag carrier Turkish Airlines, which is attempting to challenge the dominance of the Gulf trio.    

Lisbon edit

  • 36 Lisbon Airport (LIS IATA). A major hub connecting Europe with former Portuguese colonies in Africa and South America, particularly Brazil.    

London edit

Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport

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Munich edit

  • 45 Munich Airport (MUC IATA) (Franz Josef Strauß Airport). Officially named after a conservative politician from Bavaria (died 1988) and Germany's second airport. The airport replaced Riem Airport in 1992. A secondary hub for flag carrier Lufthansa.    

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Paris edit

  • 47 Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG IATA). Built to replace Orly, it's France's biggest international hub and the main base of flag carrier Air France, and a major hub to flights to Francophone Africa    
  • 48 Orly Airport (ORY IATA). Besides its role as a domestic hub, it also sees several intercontinental flights to French overseas territories and departments and a wide selection of (mainly short-haul) international flights.    

Reykjavík edit

  • 49 Keflavík Airport (KEF IATA). Iceland's principal door to the world, with flights from both sides of the Atlantic, and main hub for flag carrier Icelandair. Not to be confused with Reykjavik's domestic airport.    

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North America edit

Airport articles in North America
A model DC3 hangs in San Francisco Airport
International arrival hall of Vancouver International Airport
Concourse B, Chicago O'Hare airport

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Boston edit

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Chicago edit

  • 59 O'Hare Airport (ORD IATA). The world's busiest airport until overtaken by Atlanta. Major hub of American Airlines and United Airlines.    

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Denver edit

  • 61 Denver Airport (DEN IATA). Moved to its current site "overnight" in 1995 after old Stapleton Airport had grown too small and too close to downtown for modern needs. Famously contains a bunch of "weird" artwork that has given rise to absurd conspiracy theories.    

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Los Angeles edit

  • 65 Los Angeles Airport (LAX IATA). Often called the airport with the highest "destination and origin traffic", i.e. travelers that live in, or intend to visit, the area the airport serves instead of boarding a connecting flight.    

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New York City edit

  • 70 John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK IATA). While only the fifth busiest airport in the U.S. by total passenger count, JFK is the busiest by international passenger count and the only American airport to make the top 20 in that list. A major hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and the main hub of JetBlue.    
  • 71 LaGuardia Airport (LGA IATA). The closest airport to Midtown Manhattan; primarily serves domestic flights, but also has some international flights from airports with U.S. border preclearance.    
  • 72 Newark Liberty Airport (EWR IATA). United Airlines' hub in the New York City area.    

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Washington, D.C. edit

Oceania edit

Airport articles in Oceania

Auckland edit

Brisbane edit

Melbourne edit

Perth edit

Sydney edit

South America edit

Airport articles in South America

Buenos Aires edit

Rio de Janeiro edit

São Paulo edit

Santiago de Chile edit

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