Other airports

Introduction

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the fastest growing airport (+7.7% passengers) of the top 10 European airports in 2017. London Heathrow realized a passenger growth of 3.1% despite capacity constraints. Frankfurt and Istanbul Atatürk both recovered from negative growth figures in 2016.
In the ranking of freight airports Amsterdam Airport Schiphol managed to maintain third position in Europe (1.8 million tonnes) behind Frankfurt (2.1 million tonnes) and Paris Charles de Gaulle (2.0 million tonnes) and above London Heathrow (1.7 million tonnes).

Air transport movements

Air transport movements (x 1,000)1

Ranking

2017

Compared to
2016 in %

 

1

Amsterdam

AMS

497

3.7%

 

2

Paris Charles de Gaulle

CDG

476

0.6%

 

3

London Heathrow

LHR

474

0.2%

 

4

Frankfurt

FRA

465

2.7%

 

5

Istanbul Atatürk

IST

444

-0.7%

 

6

Munich

MUC

384

2.6%

 

7

Madrid Barajas

MAD

374

1.6%

 

8

Barcelona

BCN

312

3.9%

 

9

Moscow Sheremetyevo

SVO

301

13.7%

 

10

Rome Fiumicino

FCO

295

-5.2%

Passenger transport (excl. transit-direct)

Passenger transport (x 1,000)(excl. transit-direct)1

Ranking

2017

Compared to
2016 in %

 

1

London Heathrow

LHR

77,988

3.1%

 

2

Paris Charles de Gaulle

CDG

69,426

5.4%

 

3

Amsterdam

AMS

68,401

7.7%

 

4

Frankfurt

FRA

64,410

6.1%

 

5

Istanbul Atatürk

IST

63,851

5.9%

 

6

Madrid Barajas

MAD

53,345

5.9%

 

7

Barcelona

BCN

47,239

7.1%

 

8

London Gatwick

LGW

45,555

5.6%

 

9

Munich

MUC

44,546

5.6%

 

10

Rome Fiumicino

FCO

40,841

-1.8%

Freight transport

Freight transport (x 1,000 tonnes)1

Ranking

2017

Compared to
2016 in %

 

1

Frankfurt

FRA

2,109

3.9%

 

2

Paris Charles de Gaulle

CDG

2,009

2.9%

 

3

Amsterdam

AMS

1,752

5.4%

 

4

London Heathrow

LHR

1,698

10.2%

 

5

Leipzig

LEJ

1,131

8.0%

 

6

Istanbul Atatürk

IST

1,052

14.9%

 

7

Luxembourg

LUX

897

11.9%

 

8

Cologne/Bonn

CGN

822

6.7%

 

9

Liège

LGG

717

8.5%

 

10

Milan Malpensa

MXP

577

7.4%

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