Originally Posted by aquablue
If Heathrow can process 70+ million with 2 runways, if O'Hare used more wide bodies I'm sure the figures would be astronomical...correct?
LHR passengers 2010=65,884,143
Aircraft movements=450,000 (I rounded up from 449,000 something).
passengers per movement=146.4
ORD aircraft movements 2010=882,617
That includes cargo movements I think but the two airports have very similar cargo ton numbers.