Here is the list of the world's top 10 busiest airports by passenger traffic in 2010, according to the data provided by Airports Council International. A passenger is described as someone who arrives in, departs from, or transfers through the airport on a given day.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Hartsfield or Atlanta Airport, is the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic and number of landings and take-offs since 1999.
Texas billionaire Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal courthouse in Houston, in the custody of US marshalls, in the June 25, 2009 file photo. REUTERS