8 fascinating facts about the busiest airport in the world, which sees 107 million passengers a year and employs 63,000 people
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world.
The sprawling airport in Georgia's biggest city sees more than 100 million passengers a year, and nearly 300,000 every day.
To support such a big operation, the airport employs more than 60,000 people, making it the biggest employer in the state of Georgia.
Read on for eight fascinating facts about the world's busiest airport.
The Atlanta airport sees more than 107 million passengers a year — or nearly 300,000 every day
The airport has been the busiest in the world for 21 consecutive years
There is a river that runs under the airport
There is a 5K race held every year on one of the runways
The airport was originally a race track
There are rotating and permanent art exhibits between the terminals
The airport employs 63,000 people
There are six Starbucks in the airport