By Friday Nwosu
Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia, were conspicuously missing in the top seven ranked airports in Africa.
The latest ranking according to a Post by Morrocan Soldier on the very popular online Video site Youtube, OR Tambo International Airport , South Africa topped the list as the number one airport in Africa with a yearly passenger traffic of 21, 264,000.
The OR Tambo International Airport is South Africas leading international airport which is situated in Kempton Park , Johannesburg in Gauteng.
Mohammed V international Airport, Casablanca, Morocco followed closely in the second position with yearly passenger traffic of 17, 271, 302. Mohammed V International Airport is located in Morocco about 30 kilometers southeast of Casablanca. It is operated by ONDA (National Airports Office)
Cairo International Airport, Egypt occupied the third position with yearly passenger traffic of 12, 736, 394.
Cairo International Airport is the international airport of Cairo and the busiest in Egypt and serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir and EgyptAir Express as well as several other airlines
Cape Town International Airport sat comfortably in the fourth position with passenger traffic of 11, 2346, 223.
Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second busiest airport in South Africa.
The Marrakesh Menara Airport, Morocco came fifth with a yearly passenger traffic of 7,775, 531.
Marrakesh Menara Airport is an international airport serving Marrakesh, the capital city of
the Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz region in Morocco.
Murtala Muhammed International Airport is an international airport located in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the major airport serving the city of Lagos. It is the busiest airport in Nigeria. Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos is at the sixth position with yearly passenger traffic of 6, 394, 431.
Houari Boumediene Airport, also known as Algiers Airport or Algiers International Airport, is an international airport serving Algiers, the capital of Algeria.
It is located 9.1 NM east southeast of the city. Houari Boumediene Airport, Algiers, Algeria is at the seventh position with 5, 124, 211