Belfast Telegraph

Heathrow slips to 4th busiest airport

HEATHROW has slipped to fourth place in a table of the world's busiest airports. Atlanta in the US is first with Beijing second and Chicago's O'Hare third, overtaking Heathrow. Airports Council International said passenger traffic rose 6.3% in 21 and cargo traffic by 15.2%. Heathrow and Las Vegas were the only airports among the 3 largest where traffic fell.