Dubai International Airport Named One Of The World's Busiest For 10th Consecutive Year


Dubai International Airport (DXB) has made it to the list of the world's top 10 busiest international airports for the 10th year in a row. DXB has bagged the second spot on the list for the first time, according to the 2023 Airports Council International (ACI) rankings. In 2022, it was in the fifth position. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council took to X, formerly Twitter, to share this news. 

Airport rankings are determined using data collected from over 2,600 airports in over 180 countries and territories worldwide. This extensive dataset establishes ACI World as the leading authority on airport travel demand, guaranteeing the highest level of accuracy and dependability in its rankings.

Acknowledging the achievement, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths said: “While this milestone was greatly anticipated, its official confirmation instils us with great pride. DXB is proud to uphold its status as the world's foremost international airport for an unparalleled ten years. Throughout this decade, DXB has surpassed many records and attained numerous milestones, from welcoming our billionth passenger to introducing new terminals and facilities, collaborating with numerous airlines to broaden connectivity to diverse global destinations, all the while enhancing every aspect of the airport experience for our guests."

"As we look ahead, our focus remains clear. We are determined to maintain DXB's dominant position for the next decade and beyond. Through sustained collaboration and innovation, we are poised to shape the future of global aviation, ensuring DXB remains synonymous with excellence across every facet of the passenger journey,” he concluded.

The Top 10 List And Rankings

  1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  2. Dubai International Airport 
  3. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  4. London Heathrow
  5. Tokyo Haneda International Airport 
  6. Denver International Airport
  7. Istanbul Airport
  8. Los Angeles International Airport
  9. Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  10. New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport
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