Figure 10 - U.S. Air Freight Domestic and International Revenue Ton-Miles: 1980 - 2004

Figure 10 - U.S. Air Freight Domestic and International Revenue Ton-Miles: 1980 - 2004

(Billions)

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  1980 1990 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Domestic freight ton-miles 4.5 9.1 12.5 15.0 13.1 13.9 15.2 16.9
International freight ton-miles 3.4 7.3 10.9 15.9 14.9 16.7 18.3 20.3
Total freight ton-miles 7.9 16.5 23.4 30.9 28.0 30.6 33.5 37.3

NOTE: The air ton-miles for U.S. imports and exports are from air cargo handled at U.S. airports by U.S. and foreign air carriers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on Office of Airline Information data in National Transportation Statistics 2005 online version, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of September 2005.