Largest cargo airports of the world

rank city
[airport code]
country cargo (metric tons)
2011
cargo (metric tons)
Oct 2013 (1)
1. Hong Kong [HKG], Hong Kong IAP China 3,976,768 4,131,805
2. Memphis [MEM], Memphis IAP USA 3,916,410 4,122,891
3. Shanghai [PUG], Shanghai Airport China 3,085,268 2,897,234
4. Seoul [ICN], Incheon IAP South Korea 2,539,221 2,447,614
5. Anchorage [ANC], Ted Stevens Anchorage IAP USA 2,543,155 2,417,407
6. Dubai [DXB], Dubai IAP UAE 2,194,264 2,396,249
7. Louisville [SDF], Louisville IAP USA 2,188,422 2,189,176
8. Frankfurt [FRA], Frankfurt Airport Germany 2,214,939 2,082,629
9. Tokyo [NRT], Narita IAP (New Tokyo IAP) Japan 1,945,351 1,994,900
10. Miami [MIA], Miami IAP USA 1,841,929 1,945,055
11. Paris [CDG], Aéroport de Paris Charles de Gaulle France 2,300,063 1,865,200
12. Singapore [SIN], Singapore Changi Airport Singapore 1,898,850 1,850,318
13. Beijing [PEK], Beijing Capital IAP China 1,640,247 1,844,904
14. Los Angeles [LAX], Los Angeles IAP USA 1,696,115 1,751,933
15. Taipei [TPE], Chiang Kai-Shek IAP R.O.C. Taiwan 1,627,463 1,570,530
16. Amsterdam [AMS], Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Netherlands 1,549,686 1,542,926
17. Chicago [ORD], O'Hare IAP USA 1,311,622 1,518,191
18. London [LHR], Heathrow Airport UK 1,569,449 1,507,456
19. Guangzhou [CAN], Guangzhou Baiyun IAP China 1,179,968 1,288,013
20. New York [JFK], John F. Kennedy IAP USA 1,344,537 1,277,225
21. Bangkok [BKK], Bangkok IAP Thailand 1,321,853 1,232,906
22. Indianapolis [IND], Indianapolis IAP USA 971,664 993,424
23. Tokyo [HND], Tokyo IAP (Haneda Airport) Japan 873,255 938,027
24. Shenzhen [SZX], Shenzhen Bao'an IAP China 828,375 904,201
25. Leipzig [LEJ], Leipzig/Halle AP Germany 743,983 876,602
source: Airports Council International.
note: (1) total cargo for the 12 month period ending October 2013.
note: total cargo = loaded + unloaded freight + mail in metric tonnes.
note: IAP = International Airport.