Atlanta airport no longer the busiest in the world

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Atlanta airport no longer world's busiest airport
After a 20-plus year reign, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is dethroned as world's busiest airport.

ATLANTA -- For more than 20 years, Atlanta's airport has consistently been the busiest airport in the world, but not anymore.

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been dethroned and relegated to second place, CNN reported.

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According to Airports Council International, the new number one is Guangzhou Bai Yun International Airport in southeast China.

However, a lot of travelers think Atlanta will take back the top spot as the pandemic ends.

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The coronavirus made 2020 an unprecedented year. Air travel at Hartsfield-Jackson reportedly declined more than 61% with just 43 million passengers compared to 110 million the prior year.