The Federal Aviation Administration reports Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has slipped in its rank among the busiest airports in the U.S.
The FAA said O'Hare International Airport in Chicago was the nation's second-busiest in 2016 after flights at O'Hare dropped 1 percent.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport saw a jump in flights of 2 percent compared to 2015. It had just under 900,000 arrivals and departures compared with O'Hare's 868,000.
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Los Angeles International Airport took over third spot in 2016 from the field in Dallas-Fort Worth. Denver's was fifth for a second straight year.
Midway International Airport on Chicago's south side was 25th busiest for the second year in a row with 253,000 flights, down slightly.
The FAA says the five-year operations average at O'Hare is 877,000. That compares with 963,000 annually from 2004 to 2007.
June 23-24 were O'Hare's busiest days in 2016 with 2,700 flight operations each day.