2022 ATRS Global Airport Benchmarking

The Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universityannounced the winning airports for the 2022 ATRS Global Airport Efficiency Awards during the 24th ATRS World Conference hosted by the University of Antwerp and Antwerp Management School on Aug. 24-27, 2022.

The ATRS Annual Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Project was initiated in 2000 at University of British Columbia.  The project is now hosted at College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL (USA). The ATRS Research team is guided by a 16-member task force of leading academics from Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.

Asia Pacific

  • Over 40 million passengers per year: Singapore Changi
  • 20-40 million passengers per year: Jeju International
  • Under 20 million passengers per year: Gimhae International
  • Oceania Airports: Sydney Airport


  • Over 40 million passengers per year: Amsterdam Schiphol
  • 25-40 million passengers per year: Zurich Airport
  • 10-25 million passengers per year: Stuttgart Airport
  • Under 10 million passengers per year: EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

North America

  • Over 40 million passengers per year: Orlando International Airport
  • 15-40 million passengers per year: Detroit Metropolitan Airport
  • 5-15 million passengers per year: Mineta San Jose International Airport
  • Under 5 million passengers per year: Victoria International Airport

Special recognition for airports that have consistently achieved excellence in operational efficiency over time

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Copenhagen Airport

Contact the ATRS to order the 2022 Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Report.

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