Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport ranked eighth from among 46 leading airports of 25 countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.

With 17.5 million travelers passing through its terminals in 2017, passenger traffic registered a 7% growth compared to the year before, Iran Airports Company reported, citing France’s Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC). 

Mashhad International Airport was ranked 14th with 10.5 million passengers, 4% more than 2016, and Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport came in 18th with 8.85 million passengers, posting a 13% growth.