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The world's record-breaking airports
updated 3:48 PM EDT, Wed August 15, 2012
London's Heathrow has more international passengers than any other airport, according to Guinness World Records, with 64.7 million in 2011.
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- A record 137,000 people departed from Heathrow on August 13
- Here are some of the world's record-breaking airports
Each week The Gateway goes behind the scenes of the world's major transport hubs, revealing the logistics that keep goods and people moving.
(CNN) -- London Heathrow, the world's busiest airport in terms of international passengers, has just celebrated its busiest day ever, with 137,000 people departing from the airport on August 13.
But it's not the only airport in the world to boast impressive numbers. Here, we've enlisted the help of the world authority on superlative achievements -- Guinness World Records -- to compile a gallery of record-breaking airports from across the globe.
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