DENVER (CBS4) — The Federal Aviation Administration reports Denver International Airport was once again the fifth-busiest airport in 2016, based on airport operations.
It’s the second straight year DIA has held the No. 5 position. The airport hasn’t released their official passenger numbers for 2016 yet.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport saw a jump in flights (900,000 arrivals and departures) of 2 percent compared to 2015 and it leapfrogged past O’Hare International Airport for the No. 1 spot.
Chicago was the nation’s second-busiest in 2016 after flights at O’Hare dropped 1 percent to 868,000.
Los Angeles International Airport took over the third spot in 2016 from the field in Dallas-Fort Worth.
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