Test Your Knowledge: Airports Quiz

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Which American airport has the most travelers per year?

The airport code for Atlanta is ATL.

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Which airport has a nine-hole golf course?

The course is even approved by the United States Golf Association.

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Which airport uses the PEK code?

You can fly to around 120 destinations from this airport.

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In which country is the Suvarnabhumi Airport?

By total area, this is the largest airport on Earth.

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Which city has the fourth busiest airport in the world?

Chicago O'Hare has eight active runways.

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IAH is the airport code for which facility?

This one is located in Houston.

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In terms of total passengers, where does Dallas/Fort Worth International rank?

More than 64 million travelers pass through the gates at DFW each year.

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Which airport has a receptacle for unused marijuana?

Other airports have also installed boxes that give travelers "amnesty" instead of risking flights with weed.

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What is the busiest airport in the world?

Atlanta came in just ahead of Beijing.

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How many passengers traveled through Atlanta's airport in 2015?

That number represents a more than 5% increase over 2014.

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At peak times, how many flights per hour can the Hong Kong airport handle?

That's more than one plane per minute.

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In which country is the airport that was originally named Yesilkoy Airport?

It's now known as Ataturk, the site of a major terrorist attack in June 2016.

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Which airport has a coat check facility in the event that you are heading to a warm location?

A related app captures a picture of you and your coat so that it is ready on your return.

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How many gates are there at Pittsburgh International Airport?

The airport has about 150 flights per day.

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Which country has an airport built on an artificial island?

Kansai International is so large (2.5 by 1.6 miles) that you could see it from space.

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How long is the runway at Juancho E Yrausquin Airport?

It is one of the shortest commercial runways in the world.

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Which airport has a runway intersecting with a major highway?

Planes alternate with cars; limited land space is the reason for this configuration.

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In which country is the Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport?

Nearly 40 million people pass through this airport every year.

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In what year was London Heathrow first opened as an airfield?

It was greatly expanded for military purposes but World War II ended before its completion.

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Which country is the only one with an airport featuring a beach runway with regularly scheduled traffic?

And yes, the runway is affected by the incoming tides.

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Which airport handled the most international traffic in 2015?

Dubai's international traffic is ahead of even London Heathrow.

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In what year did the number of passengers at McCarran International (Las Vegas) plummet?

The Great Recession led to two years of major declines at the airport.

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How many terminals are there at Charles de Gaulle airport?

A light rail system connects all three.

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Where will you find the world's tallest air-traffic control tower?

It is more than 40 stories high.

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Why were all flights at London Heathrow suspended for nearly a week in April 2010?

Volcanic ash from Iceland disrupted flights all over Europe.

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What's the world's biggest air cargo hub?

The second largest is in the United States, in Memphis.

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In which city is the busiest Canadian airport?

About 40 million people fly to and from this location in Mississauga, Ontario.

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To how many countries can you fly from the Munich Airport?

Behind Frankfurt, it is the second-busiest airport in Germany.

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Which airport has more international destinations than any other?

Pass through Frankfurt and you can fly to any of 113 countries.

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What's in the middle of the airstrip at Courchevel International?

The hill has a grade of nearly 19%, making it a tricky landing even for experienced pilots.

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About This Quiz

Airports are the weird in-between places where humans wander during their journeys. How much do you know about the world's airports?

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