Beijing Capital Airport remains world's 2nd-busiest airport in H1
Hong Kong International Airport took the eighth spot on the list, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport was the ninth busiest.
Beijing Capital International Airport remained the world's second-busiest airport by passenger traffic in the first half of the year, said Civil Aviation Data Analysis, a civil aviation data platform based in Shanghai, on Thursday.
The airport witnessed 49.38 million passengers during the first six months this year, with an increase of 5.91% year-on-year. Aircraft movements during this period were 302,407, up 3.77% compared with a year earlier.
Hong Kong International Airport, which handled 36.91 million passengers as of the end of June, a 3.32% increase year-on-year, took the eighth spot on the list. Meanwhile, Shanghai Pudong International Airport was the ninth busiest, with passenger traffic of 36.69 million and aircraft movements of 250,768, up 7.48% and 2.95%, respectively, compared with last year.
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