Do You Know these Airports of USA with Most Runways?

Posted on October, 9, 2019 By : Admin

The airports with the most runways are listed in the table:

Sr. No.Airport NameIATA Code Number of Runways
1Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta InternationalATL5
2Chicago Midway International AirportMDW5
3Milwaukee Mitchell International AirportMKE5
4Detroit Metropolitan AirportDTW6
5Boston Logan International AirportBOS6
6Denver International AirportDEN6
7Dallas / Fort. Worth

International Airport

8O’Hare International AirportORD8


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport:

It is the primary airport in Atlanta that is situated over4,700 acres. It consists of total 192 gates in which 152 are domestic and 40 are international. It is one of the busiest airports of the world holding 104 million of passengers. There are total 5 runways at the airport.

Chicago Midway International Airport:

It is a major commercial airport on the southwest side of Chicago. Today it is the second largest airport in Chicago metropolitan area. It has total 5 runways that have shorter distances available for landings than for takeoffs.

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport:

This airport is located 8 km south of downtown Milwaukee in US.  It is a civil-military airport with 38 gates in the terminal. It also has total5 runways.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport:

The Detroit International airport is located in Romulus, Michigan that covers around 4,850 acres of area. It is the main gateway for tourism in metropolitan Detroit. Here are total 6 runways in this airport.

Boston Logan International Airport:

It is also known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport situated over 2,384 acres. Around 38.4 million passengers are served per annum. At this airport there are total 6 runways.

Denver International Airport:

Denver International Airport is located in the Western US served over 33,531 acres area.It holds total 6 runways in which the 16R/34L of 16,000 feet length is the longest public use runway in North America and the seventh longest in the world.

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport:

It is the primary airport in the Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area. This airport is the ninth busiest international gateway in the United States. It has total 8 runways.


1.> Which US airport has the most runways?

Ans:- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

2.> Which US airport has most international flights?

Ans:- New York JFK

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