Heathrow loses top spot as world’s most connected airport

Chicago O’Hare has been named as the world’s most connected airport, knocking London Heathrow off the top spot after the UK’s busiest airport, which ranked number one in 2019, dropped to 22nd position in the latest Megahubs report released this week by aviation specialist OAG.

The report, last released in 2019, highlights how slower recovery patterns have affected global connectivity.

Rankings for 2022 were generated based on flight data between September 2021 and August 2022 from the top 100 largest airports for capacity as well as the top 100 largest airports for international capacity. This data was then used to