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Charlotte Douglas Recently Ranked The 5th Busiest Airport in The World


Looking to travel soon? The Charlotte Douglas International Airport serves approximately 178 nonstop destinations around the globe and welcomes more than 50 million passengers annually. CLT has just been ranked the 5th busiest airport in the world according to the Airports Council International. 

The report found that there were a total of 519,895 arrivals and departures in 2021. Charlotte ranked just ahead of LAX and Las Vegas, and just behind Denver.

Top 10 Busiest Airports 

  1. Atlanta, GA (ATL)
  2. CHICAGO IL, (ORD)
  3. DALLAS/FORT WORTH TX, (DFW)
  4. DENVER CO, (DEN)
  5. CHARLOTTE NC, (CLT)
  6. LOS ANGELES CA, (LAX)
  7. LAS VEGAS NV, (LAS)
  8. PHOENIX AZ, (PHX)
  9. MIAMI FL, (MIA)
  10. HOUSTON TX, (IAH)

Charlotte also ranks 6th in the world for overall passenger count. Traveling can be stressful, especially in one of the nation’s busiest airports. To make your traveling experience smoother, we also provided a few tips here to help navigate the large hub. 

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