Largest cargo airports of the world

rank city
[airport code]
country cargo (metric tons)
2013
cargo (metric tons)
Sep 2013 (1)
1. Hong Kong [HKG], Hong Kong IAP China 4,166,303 4,360,581
2. Memphis [MEM], Memphis IAP USA 4,137,801 4,244,390
3. Shanghai [PVG], Shanghai Airport China 2,928,527 3,116,350
4. Seoul [ICN], Incheon IAP South Korea 2,464,384 2,537,478
5. Anchorage [ANC], Ted Stevens Anchorage IAP USA 2,421,145 2,451,123
6. Dubai [DXB], Dubai IAP UAE 2,435,567 2,413,312
7. Louisville [SDF], Louisville IAP USA 2,216,079 2,267,213
8. Tokyo [NRT], Narita IAP (New Tokyo IAP) Japan 2,019,844 2,132,536
9. Frankfurt [FRA], Frankfurt Airport Germany 2,094,453 2,127,619
10. Taipei [TPE], Chiang Kai-Shek IAP R.O.C. Taiwan 1,571,814 2,053,629
11. Miami [MIA], Miami IAP USA 1,945,012 1,984,039
12. Paris [CDG], Aéroport de Paris Charles de Gaulle France 2,069,200 1,896,723
13. Singapore [SIN], Singapore Changi Airport Singapore 1,885,978 1,878,220
14. Beijing [PEK], Beijing Capital IAP China 1,843,681 1,814,103
15. Los Angeles [LAX], Los Angeles IAP USA 1,747,284 1,775,629
16. Amsterdam [AMS], Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Netherlands 1,565,961 1,658,884
17. Chicago [ORD], O'Hare IAP USA 1,228,791 1,616,296
18. London [LHR], Heathrow Airport UK 1,515,056 1,567,690
19. Guangzhou [CAN], Guangzhou Baiyun IAP China 1,309,746 1,417,802
20. New York [JFK], John F. Kennedy IAP USA 1,295,473 1,301,841
21. Bangkok [BKK], Bangkok IAP Thailand 1,236,223 1,228,150
22. Tokyo [HND], Tokyo IAP (Haneda Airport) Japan 954,446 1,054,892
23. Indianapolis [IND], Indianapolis IAP USA 991,307 992,519
24. Doha [DOH], Doha IAP Qatar 883,264 965,812
25. Shenzhen [SZX], Shenzhen Bao'an IAP China 913,472 947,150
source: Airports Council International.
note: (1) total cargo for the 12 month period ending September 2013.
note: total cargo = loaded + unloaded freight + mail in metric tonnes.
note: IAP = International Airport.