The new world’s busiest international airport is …

In comparison, Heathrow reported around 68.1 million international passengers in 2014.

“This historic milestone is the culmination of over five decades of double-digit average growth that were inspired by the vision of the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum,” said Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, in a statement.

The airport also released 2015 traffic projections this week, saying it expected to see 79 million passengers this year.

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