O’Hare International Airport was the nation’s busiest airport in terms of air traffic during the first half of 2006, surpassing Atlanta’s, according to government statistics released Monday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had the second-most flights from Jan. 1 through June 30, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
In third place was Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
The number of flights encompasses both takeoffs and landings, according to the FAA.
Chicago and Atlanta have run neck-and-neck in recent years to claim the title of busiest airport.