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The top most connectable airports worldwide

Do you know which airport offers the most connections in the world? Here we present a full list of the top 50 most connectable airports around the globe.

london heathrow airport
Heathrow, with its dominant carrier British Airways, is the most connectable airport in the world. Image source: Heathrow Airports Limited

1. London Heathrow Airport (LHR), United Kingdom

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the biggest airport in Europe, and actually one of the biggest airports in the world. It is also the most connectable airport worldwide, with departures to pretty much every part of the world. The airport is the primary hub for flag carrier British Airways.

frankfurt airport
Frankfurt airport is well known for its many European connections. Image source: Fraport AG

2. Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany

Another busy airport in Europe is found in the south western part of Germany. Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is heavily trafficked when it comes to connecting flights and offers frequent routes to hundreds of destinations around the world. The dominant carrier at Frankfurt Airport is Lufthansa.

chicago o'hare airport
Chicago O'Hare Airport mostly operates domestic flights. Image source: O'Hare Intl Airport

3. Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD), USA

The most well connected airport in the US is Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD). The dominant carrier at the airport is United Airlines. This major airport is first and foremost a hub for domestic flights in the US.

amsterdam schiphol airport
Located in the capital of the Netherlands, you find Schiphol Airport. Image source: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

4. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands

Next on the list we find the Dutch airport Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). This is the primary hub for KLM, and a common pitstop when you are traveling throughout Europe.

5. Munich Airport (MUC), Germany

Germany is the only country with two airports in the top five, with Munich Airport (MUC) being one of the most connectable airports in the world. From this airport you find frequent flights to the rest of Europe, and the world. The dominant carrier at the airport is Lufthansa.

6. Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), Canada

Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) is the biggest airport in Canada, and mainly offers routes to the rest of North America. This airport is also the primary hub for Air Canada.

7. Charles de Gaulle (CDG), France

Just outside the French capital you find Charles de Gaulle (CDG). This airport serves as the primary hub for Air France, and is well connected to the rest of the world.

8. Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA

Atlanta Airport (ATL) is the home base for Delta Air Lines, and the second most connectable airport in the US. This airport is mostly used by people traveling through the US.

singapore changi airport
The most connectable airport in Asia is found in Singapore. Image source: Changi Airport Group

9. Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), Singapore

The first Asian airport to be found in this compilation is Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). The dominant carrier at this airport is Singapore Airlines, and the airport is well connected to the rest of Asia.

10. Hong Kong Airport (HKG), Hong Kong

Another main hub in Asia is Hong Kong Airport (HKG), which has a busy schedule of flights from all over the world. The airport is the main hub for Cathay Pacific Airways.

11. Incheon Airport (ICN), South Korea

12. Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), Malaysia

13. Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA

14. Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), Thailand

15. Mexico City Airport (MEX), Mexico

16. Soekarno-Hatta Airport (CGK), Indonesia

17. Istanbul Airport (IST), Turkey

18. John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), USA

19. Dallas Fort Worth Airport (DFW), USA

20. Miami Airport (MIA), USA

21. Houston Airport (IAH), USA

22. Haneda Airport (HND), Japan

23. Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), USA

24. Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates

25. Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China

26. Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia

27. Vancouver Airport ( YVR), Canada

28. Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain

29. Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines

30. Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO), Russia

31. San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA

32. Bogota Airport (BOG), Colombia

33. Guangzhou Airport (CAN), China

34. Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Italy

35. Delhi Airport (DEL), India

36. Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), China

37. Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA), USA

38. O.R. Tambo Airport (JNB), South Africa

39. Narita Airport (NRT), Japan

40. Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland

41. Montréal Trudeau Airport (YUL), Canada

42. Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria

43. Ho Chi Minh City Airport (SGN), Vietnam

44. Boston Logan Airport (BOS), USA

45. Barcelona Airport (BCN), Spain

46. Guarulhos Airport (GRU), Brazil

47. Auckland Airport (AKL), New Zealand

48. Oslo Airport (OSL), Norway

49. Don Mueang Airport (DMK), Thailand

50. Mumbai Airport (BOM), India

**The list is based on the Megahub Index 2019 made by OAG. The airports are ordered by the number of scheduled connections with international flights in a combination with the number of destinations offered at each airport.

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