Hartsfield-Jackson Named the World’s Busiest Airport

Staff Report

Friday, April 7th, 2023

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has once again been named the world's busiest airport by the Airports Council International (ACI.) In 2022, ATL served more passengers and conducted more aircraft movements than any other airport in the world.

ACI released their world airport rankings Wednesday, April 5, based on the preliminary compilation of their World Airport Traffic Dataset. ATL retained its title as busiest airport with 93.7 million passengers passing through the Airport in 2022, an increase of 23.8 percent from 2021.

"I am proud to announce that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has once again been named the busiest airport in the world,” said Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens. “This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our airport staff, who consistently provide excellent service to our passengers, and to Atlanta’s status as a global economic powerhouse. We will continue to strive for excellence and maintain our position as a global leader in aviation." 

"We are thrilled to once again receive the honor of being named the world's busiest airport,” said Airport General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari. “Our success is a direct result of our commitment to providing exceptional customer service, investing in state-of-the-art technology, and collaborating with our partners to create a seamless travel experience. As we look toward the future, we remain dedicated to upholding our high standards and providing the best possible experience for our passengers."

To view the full list of the ACI busiest airports in the world rankings, click here.