Hartsfield-Jackson International handled 103.9 million passengers in 2017, down from the previous year but still maintaining the airport's position of being the world's busiest airport.
At the Atlanta airport, passenger counts took a significant dip in December, a month when the airport's power outage and a snowstorm caused thousands of flight cancellations. A massive round of flight cancellations after an April thunderstorm also depressed traffic. That kept the total number of passengers for the year below the record of more than 104.1 million passengers handled by Hartsfield-Jackson in 2016.
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Delta cancels hundreds of flights amid winter storm Hartsfield-Jackson had a decline in passenger counts in 2017, but is still the world's busiest airport.