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The Coronavirus pandemic reduced air travel across the globe due to which airlines were compelled to ground their aircraft. With that, airports around the world received minimal air traffic and passenger movement.

The busiest airports in USA used to serve more than 50 million passengers yearly however, the number plummeted to less than 20 million due to the adverse impact of the pandemic.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest airport in the United States, saw an 80 per cent decline in traffic in the year 2020. Almost every airport around the world experienced very little passenger movement.

With the report and statistics of passenger movement in the year 2020, we will find out the top 16 busiest airports in USA in this article. 

Without further ado, let’s get started… 

Top 16 Busiest Airports in USA

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) – 20.71 Million Passengers

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airports in USA. The airport is situated at an elevation of 1,026 ft (313 m) and covers an area of 4,700 acres (1,902 ha) of land. The exact address of the airport is 7 miles south of the Downtown Atlanta district.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

The name ‘Hartsfield-Jackson’ is named after former mayors of Atlanta, Georgia Mr William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson. The Atlanta airport retained the title ‘world’s busiest airport’ from 1998 to 2019 in terms of passenger movement however, the title was lost in 2020 following the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Guangzhou Baiyun International airport overtook the position due to the downfall of Atlanta Airport.

The Atlanta International Airport is equipped with 5 runways each with a minimum length of 9,000 ft. This airport is home to Delta Air Lines. It also contains a helipad with a length of 52 ft (17m). Over 1,000 daily flights are operated to and from the airport to almost 225 domestic and international destinations.

As per the latest statistics of 2020 published in 2021, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) served almost 21 million passengers in the year 2020 which was hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. With that, the airport became the busiest airports in USA.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) – 18.61 Million Passengers

The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)  is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area in the United States state of Texas. This airport is the hub for American Airlines which has the headquarter near the airport.

The DFW Airport served almost 19 million passengers in the year 2020 which is significantly lesser than the previous year due to the impact of the pandemic. However, the airport managed to bag the second position for the busiest airports in USA in terms of passenger movement.

The airport situated at an elevation of 607 ft (185m) is equipped with seven runways with a minimum length of 8,500 ft (2,590 m). It contains five terminals with a total of 184 gates designed to reduce the distance between a passenger’s vehicle and aircraft and also to minimize traffic across the terminals.

Terminal A holds 26 gates, Terminal B has 55 gates, Terminal C has 28 gates, Terminal D has 32 gates, and Terminal E contains 43 gates.

Aeromexico Connect, Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Boutique Air, British Airways, Contour Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southern Airways Express, Spirit Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, and many other airlines conduct flights at the airport.

Denver International Airport (DEN) – 16.38 Million Passengers

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The Denver International Airport (DEN) is locally known as DIA and it is an international airport located in the Western United States. The airport is situated at an elevation of 5,434 ft (1,656 m) above mean sea level (AMSL).

The latest passenger movement statistic shows that the Denver International Airport served 16.38 million passengers in the year 2020 which has adversely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The airport secured the third position among the busiest airports in USA.

The airport features 6 concrete runways with a minimum length of 12,000 ft (3,658 m). There is only one terminal named ‘Jeppesen Terminal’ and three concourses; Concourse A, Concourse B, and Concourse C. These three concourses hold a total of 146 gates (51 gates in Concourse A, 66 gates in Concourse B, and 29 gates in Concourse C).

The airlines operating flights to and from Denver Airport includes Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, Boutique Air, British Airways, Cayman Airways, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Denver Air Connection, Edelweiss Air, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Southern Airways Express, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, Volaris, and WestJet.

Phoenix, Chicago, Las Vegas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, Seattle/Tacoma, Salt Lake City and Orlando are the busiest domestic routes whereas Cancun, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Munich, San Jose del Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, and Tokyo-Narita are the busiest international routes to and from Denver Int’l Airport. 

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – 14.62 Million Passengers

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is one of the busiest airports in USA located on the Northwest side of Chicago, Illinois, 23 km northwest of the Loop business district. The airport is commonly known as O’Hare Airport, O’Hare, or Chicago O’Hare. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) handles the overall operation of O’Hare International Airport. It is among the busiest international airports in Chicago.

Due to the pandemic, the airport managed to serve almost 15 million passengers in the year 2020 and became the fourth busiest airport in the United States.

The airport designed to be the successor of Chicago Midway International Airport occupies a total area of 7,627 acres (3,087 ha) of land. The airport operates flights to over 228 destinations across the globe including European countries, South America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

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O’Hare Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

The airport features 4 terminals in which Terminal 1 contains 50 gates across two concourses (B-C), Terminal 2 has 41 gates on two concourses (E-F), Terminal 3 contains 79 gates on four concourses (G,H,K,L) and the Terminal 5 holds 21 gates on one Concourse M.

Airlines operating to and from the O’Hare International Airport are Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Choice One, Air France, Air India, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle, Australian Airlines, British Airways, Cape Air, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Denver Air Connection, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Frontier Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Iberia, Icelandair, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Scandinavian Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, VivaAerobus, and Volaris.

Denver, Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix, Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale are the top domestic routes. Likewise, the busiest international destinations to and from the Chicago O’Hare airport include London-Heathrow, Toronto, Cancun, Frankfurt, Mexico City, Tokyo-Narita, Dublin, Munich, Istanbul, and Vancouver.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – 14.14 Million Passengers

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is among the busiest airports in USA that serves Los Angeles and its surrounding metropolitan area. The airport is located 18 miles southwest of Downtown Los Angeles and the elevation above mean sea level (AMSL) is 128 ft (39m).

The airport managed to serve 14.14 million passengers in the year 2020 despite the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic. It became the fifth busiest airport in the United States in 2020 overtaking Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

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LAX Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

LAX features four concrete runways with a minimum length of 8,926 ft (2,721m) and contains nine passenger terminals. There are a total of 146 gates arranged in the shape of the letter U or a horseshoe.

Airlines operating flights to and from LAX are Advanced Air, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, El Al, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hainan Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Iberia, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines and much more.

The busiest domestic destinations from LAX are Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Las Vegas, Chicago-O’Hare, Atlanta, New York-JFK, Honolulu, Phoenix, Seattle/Tacoma, and Houston.

London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Mexico City, Seoul-Incheon, Guadalajara, Vancouver, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo-Narita, and Shanghai are the busiest international routes to and from LAX.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – 12.96 Million Passengers

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is an international airport located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The airport owned by the City of Charlotte and operated under the city’s aviation department sits at an elevation of 748 ft (228m) above mean sea level.

The airport served almost 13 million passengers in the year 2020 and became the sixth busiest airports in USA.

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Charlotte Douglas Airport (Busiest Airports in USA) Photo by: David Broad

CLT Airport features 4 concrete runways with a minimum length of 7,502 ft (2,287m). It holds a terminal with five concourses holding a total of 115 gates. Concourse A holds 21 gates, Concourse B has 16 gates, Concourse C contains 18 gates, Concourse D has 13 gates and the Concourse E contains 46 gates.

 The national and international airlines operating at the airport are Air Canada Express, American Airlines, American Eagle, Contour Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, and Volaris.

Orlando, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, Chicago-O’Hare, Denver, Philadelphia, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Phoenix are the busiest domestic routes. On the other hand, Cancun, Montego Bay, London-Heathrow, Toronto-Pearson, Munich, Nassau, Punta Cana, Grand Cayman, Oranjestad, and Frankfurt are the busiest international routes to and from the airport.

McCarran International Airport (LAS) – 10.7 Million Passengers

McCarran International Airport (LAS) located in Paradise, Nevada is one of the busiest airports in USA. The airport situated at an elevation of 2,182 ft (665m) AMSL covers an area of 2,800 acres.

The airport is named after the late U.S. Senator Pat McCarran who assisted in the development and enhancement of aviation in Las Vegas. Despite the adverse impact of COVID-19 on air travel, the airport managed to serve 10.7 million passengers in the year 2020.

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The airport features 4 concrete runways each with a minimum length of 8,988 ft (2,740m). There are two terminals (Terminal 1 and Terminal 3) at the airport with 5 concourses. A total of 92 gates are accommodated on the five concourses.

Advanced Air, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Avelo Airlines, British Airways, Condor, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Edelweiss Air, El Al, Eurowings Discover, Flair Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, JSX, KLM, Korean Air, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Swoop, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and WestJet operate flights at LAS.

The busiest domestic destinations from LAS are Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma, Atlanta, Chicago-O’Hare, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Detroit, and Houston. Toronto, Mexico City, Calgary, Vancouver, London-Heathrow, Guadalajara, Montreal, London-Gatwick, Manchester, and Seoul-Incheon are the top international destinations. 

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) – 10.62 Million Passengers

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is a civil-military public airport located 4.8 km east of downtown Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The airport is the busiest and largest in Arizona.

As per the reports in 2020, the airport served 10.62 million passengers despite air travel being hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. With that, the airport managed to secure the position of 8th busiest airport in the United States and 24th busiest airport in the world.

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The airport situated at an elevation of 1,135 ft (346m) AMSL features three concrete runways each with a minimum length of 7,800 ft (2,377m). There are two terminals (Terminal 3 and Terminal 4) accommodating a total of 106 active aircraft gates.

Advanced Air, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Canada Rouge, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, Boutique Air, British Airways, Condor, Contour Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Denver Air Connection, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, JSX, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, Volaris, and WestJet operate flights at PHX.

The busiest domestic routes for PHX include Denver, Seattle/Tacoma, Chicago-O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and Charlotte whereas the top international destinations to and from PHX are London-Heathrow, Calgary, San Jose, del Cabo, Vancouver, Toronto, Puerto Vallarta, Guadalajara, Edmonton, Cancun, and Mexico City.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) – 10.53 Million Passengers

Orlando International Airport (MCO) located in Downton Orlando, Florida is one of the busiest airports in USA. The airport situated at an elevation of 96 ft (29 m) AMSL is a hub for Silver Airways.

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Orlando Airport (Busiest Airports in USA) Photo By: Elisfkc

The passenger movement statistics of 2020 shows the airport served 10.53 million passengers in the period of the COVID-19 pandemic. With that, the airport managed to secure 9th position for busiest airports in the United States.

MCO features four concrete runways with a minimum length of 9,001 ft (2,743m) and a concrete helipad with a length of 44 ft (13m). There are two terminals (Terminal A and Terminal B) in which Terminal A holds 129 gates and Terminal B holds 96 gates.

Airlines operating to and from the Orlando International Airport include Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Avelo Airlines, Avianca, Bahamasair, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Edelweiss Air, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Viva Air Colombia, Volaris, and WestJet.

The busiest domestic routes for MCO are Atlanta, San Juan, Newark, Philadelphia, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Charlotte, Chicago-O’Hare, Detroit and Baltimore. Likewise, the top international destinations include London-Gatwick, Toronto, Panama City, Manchester, Mexico City, Bogota, Montreal, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo, and Montego Bay.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) – 9.43 Million Passengers

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is a commercial airport located 23km south of Downton Seattle and 29 km north-northeast of Downton Tacoma. The airport situated at an elevation of 433 ft (132m) AMSL is one of the busiest airports in USA.

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The airport served 9.43 million passengers in the year 2020 and became one of the busiest airports in the United States.

SEA Airport features 3 concrete runways with a minimum length of 8,500 ft (2,591m). It contains four concourses and two satellite buildings where 103 gates are accommodated. Concourse A has 18 gates, Concourse B has 17 gates, Concourse C holds 27 gates, and Concourse D holds 17 gates. The North Satellite and South Satellite terminal buildings equip 20 and 14 gates respectively.

The major airlines operating flights at the airport are Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Condor, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Icelandair, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, Virgin Atlantic, Volaris, and WestJet Encore.

Phoenix, Anchorage, Las Vegas, Denver, Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago-O’Hare, Portland, Atlanta, and San Diego are the busiest domestic routes from SEA whereas Vancouver, Seoul-Incheon, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt, Dubai-International, Beijing, Amsterdam, Taipei, Tokyo-Narita, and Victoria are top international routes to and from SEA.

Miami International Airport (MIA) – 8.8 Million Passengers

Miami International Airport (MIA) is located 8 miles northwest of Downtown Miami which operates over 1,000 daily flights to 167 domestic and international routes. It is situated at an elevation of 9 ft (3m) AMSL.

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Miami Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the airport managed to serve only 8.8 million passengers in 2020. With that, MIA became one of the busiest airports in USA in 2020.

The airport is equipped with 4 asphalt runways with a minimum length of 8,600 ft (2,621m). There are three terminals at the airport (North, Central, and South) and six concourses. These infrastructures accommodate a total of 131 gates.

The major airlines operating at the airport are Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aer Lingus, Air Canada Rouge, Air Europa, Air France, Air Transat, American Airlines, American Eagle, Avianca, Bahamasair, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Cayman Airways, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Eastern Airlines, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Frontier Airlines, Iberia Airlines,  JetBlue, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and much more.

Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, New York-JFK, Newark, Chicago-O’Hare, Charlotte, Los Angeles, New York-LaGuardia, Boston, and San Juan are the busiest domestic routes for MIA. The busiest international destinations to and from MIA are Sao Paulo, London-Heathrow, Buenos Aires, Havana, Panama City, Bogota, Lima, Madrid, Mexico City, and Santo Domingo.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) – 8.71 Million Passengers

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is located in Houston, Texas and is the second busiest airport in Texas. The airport sits at an elevation of 97 ft (30m) AMSL.

In 2020, IAH airport served 8.71 million passengers and became one of the busiest airports in USA.

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The airport features 5 concrete runways with a minimum length of 9,000 ft (2,743m). Talking about the terminals, there are a total of 5 terminals accommodating 161 gates. Among the total gates, 131 are gateway gates and 30 are hardstands. 

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and WestJet operate flights to and from IAH.

The major domestic routes for IAH are Denver, Los Angeles, Chicago-O’Hare, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas/Fort Worth, Newark, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale. Likewise, the busiest international routes to and from IAH include Mexico City, Cancun, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt, Calgary, Monterrey, Amsterdam, Toronto-Pearson, San Salvador, and San Jose. 

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) – 8.29 Million Passengers

John F.Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is an international airport located in New York City. It is one of the busiest airports in USA and the 20th busiest airport in the world. It is situated at an elevation of 13 ft (4 m) AMSL.

The airport served 8.29 million passengers in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is among the busiest airports in USA.

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JFK Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

JFK features 3 concrete and 1 asphalt runways with a minimum length of 8,400 ft (2,560 m). It has six terminals that hold a total of 131 gates.

The largest and major airlines operating at the airport are JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Copa Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.

The busiest domestic routes from JFK include Los Angeles, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, San Juan, Atlanta, San Francisco, Charlotte, Salt Lake City, and Seattle/Tacoma. 

London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Mexico City, Amsterdam, Madrid, Santiago de los Caballeros, Istanbul, Santo Domingo, Milan-Malpensa, and Frankurt are the top international destinations to and from JFK.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) – 8.05 Million Passengers

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is located in Broward County, Florida and serves Miami metropolitan area. It is situated at an elevation of 65 ft (20m) AMSL.

The airport is among the busiest airports in USA as it served 8.05 million passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

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The airport features two runways with a minimum length of 8,000 ft (2,438m). It has four terminals that accommodate a total of 66 gates.

The top airlines operating at the FLL are Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines.

Atlanta, Newark, Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago O’Hare, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, and Baltimore are the favourite domestic routes for FLL whereas Toronto, Nassau, Montreal, San Jose, Montego Bay, Cancun, Havana, Kingston, Bogota, and Port-au-Prince are the top international routes to and from FLL.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) – 7.99 Million Passengers

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located 4.8 km south of Downtown Newark. It is one of the three major airports serving the New York metropolitan area.

The airport managed to serve 7.99 million passengers in 2020 despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. With that, it became one of the busiest airports in USA.

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Newark Airport contains 3 runways with a minimum length of 6,726 ft (2,050 m). It accommodates 3 terminals (Terminal A, Terminal B, and Terminal C) that hold a total of 121 gates.

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines are the top airlines operating flights at EWR.

The busiest domestic routes from Newark Airport are Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Atlanta, Charlotte, San Juan, Los Angeles, Houston, Tampa and Chicago-O’Hare.

London-Heathrow, Tel Aviv, Toronto-Pearson, Frankfurt, Toronto, Santo Domingo, Cancun, Dublin, Mumbai, and Munich are the top international routes to and from EWR.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) – 7.7 Million Passengers

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located in San Mateo County, 21 km south of Downtown San Francisco, California. It is situated at an elevation of 13 ft (4m) AMSL and is among the busiest airports in USA.

The airport served 7.7 million passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. With that, it became the 16th busiest airport in the United States.

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SFO Airport (Busiest Airports in USA)

The airport contains 4 asphalt runways with a minimum length of 7,650 ft (2,332m). It has four terminals (Terminals 1,2,3 and International terminal) and seven concourses. These infrastructures hold a total of 115 gates.

The largest airlines operating at SFO as per airline market share are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Southwest Airlines.

Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago-O’Hare, Las Vegas, Seattle/Tacoma, San Diego, Newark, Dallas/Fort Worth, Honolulu, and Phoenix are the key domestic routes whereas London-Heathrow, Hong Kong, Taipei, Vancouver, Seoul-Incheon, Toronto, Frankfurt, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Singapore, and Shanghai are the busiest international destinations to and from SFO.