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Table 9 The top 36 hubs of the world air transportation network

From: Revealing the component structure of the world air transportation network

Region Airport City Country Degree WR LR GR
North and central America- Caribbean Hartsfield J Atlanta Atlanta USA 212 5 1 43
Chicago O’Hare Chicago USA 200 6 3 39
Dallas Fort Worth Dallas USA 188 8 2 78
Denver Denver USA 165 12 4 197
George B Houston Houston USA 165 12 5 66
John F Kennedy New York USA 160 14 15 9
Newark Liberty Newark USA 152 19 10 24
Lester B. Pearson Toronto Canada 147 22 13 19
Los Angeles Los Angeles USA 144 24 11 30
Charlotte Douglas Charlotte USA 141 26 6 137
Miami Miami USA 138 30 14 27
McCarran Las Vegas USA 133 33 7 162
Detroit M Wayne Detroit USA 133 33 9 120
Europe Schiphol Amsterdam Netherlands 242 1 1 7
Frankfurt Frankfurt Germany 241 2 5 1
Charles. de Gaulle Paris France 233 3 6 2
Ataturk Istanbul Turkey 220 4 10 3
Munich Munich Germany 186 9 2 23
Heathrow London UK 167 10 33 4
L da Vinci-F Rome Italy 158 15 16 14
London Gatwick London UK 157 17 6 45
Barcelona Barcelona Spain 156 18 4 63
Brussels Brussels Belgium 150 20 11 36
Adolfo Suárez Madrid Spain 150 20 17 17
Stansted London UK 143 25 3 46
Dublin Dublin Ireland 141 26 8 101
Düsseldorf Düsseldorf Germany 141 26 9 59
Manchester Manchester UK 141 26 13 46
Vienna Vienna Austria 136 31 14 50
East and Southeast Asia Beijing Capital Beijing China 194 7 1 10
Shanghai Pudong Shanghai China 147 22 3 28
Guangzhou Baiyun Guangzhou China 135 32 2 52
Incheon Seoul South Korea 133 33 4 15
Africa- Middle East- Southern Asia Dubai Dubai U A E 167 10 1 4
Russia- Central Asia- Transcaucasia Domodedovo Moscow Russia 158 15 1 8
Sheremetyevo Moscow Russia 133 33 3 6
  1. WR is the worldwide rank in the world air transportation network. It is computed using the total degree (internal and external). LR is the local rank computed in the large local components. GR is the global rank in the global component. No indication is given when an airport does not belong to the global component. Top inter-regional airports are in bold. Top regional and inter-regional airports are in bold and italic. Others are top regional airports