During 2017, world trade grew 4.3%, according to the International Association of Air Transport (IATA) , while the airway movement grew 9% in demand.
In this regard, it is worth noting that in 2017 more than 118 million tons (ton) of air was moved by air, according to the International Airports Council , being 50 million 618 thousand 497 tons through 20 airports.
These 20 airports are Chicago (ORD) with 9% of the total load when adding one million 721 thousand 807 tons; in 19 he was positioned Amsterdam (AMS) , 10% of the total load, with one million 778 thousand 382 ton; on the 18th Guangzhou (CAN) , 10% of the total load, with one million 780 thousand 423 ton; site 17 was occupied by the London (LHR) , 10% of the total load, with one million 794 thousand 276 tons; while the 16th was the Doha airport (DOH), 11% of the total cargo, with two million 020 thousand 942 ton.
On site 15 he was positioned Beijijng (PEK) , 11% of the total load, with two million 029 thousand 584 ton; preceded by Miami (MIA) , in the 14th place, with 11% of the total load when adding two million 071 thousand 722 ton; while in the 13th the site of Los Angeles (LAX) , 12% of the total load, with two million 158 thousand 324 ton; in 12, Singapore (SIN) , 12% of the total load, with two million 164 thousand 700 tons; while Frankfurt (FRA) , was 11 with 12% of the total load, accumulating two million 194 thousand 056 ton.
In the number 10 he was positioned Paris (CDG) , 12% of the total load, with two million 195 thousand 229 ton; in the nine it culminated Taipei (TPE) , 12% of the total load, with two million 269 thousand 585 ton; he preceded him Tokyo (NRT) , 13% of the total cargo, with two million 336 thousand 427 tons; in seven he was Lousville (SDF) , with 14% of the total load to report a total of two million 602 thousand 695 tons; and in number six he was placed Dubai (DXB) , 15% of the total load, with two million 654 thousand 494 ton.
Meanwhile, Anchorage (ANC) ranked 15% of the total load, with two million 713 thousand 230 tons; while number four was Incheon (ICN) , 16% of the total load, with two million 921 thousand 691 tons; the three was Shanghai (PVG) , 21% of the total load, with three million 824 thousand 280 tons; number two was Memphis (MEM) , 24% of the total load, with four 336 thousand 752 tons.
Meanwhile, the airport that represented the largest cargo movement with 28% of the total, was Hong Kong (HKG) with five million 049 thousand 898 tons.
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