Table 17 - Air Carrier Revenue Freight Ton-Miles and Passenger Miles: 1980 - 2004

Table 17 - Air Carrier Revenue Freight Ton-Miles and Passenger Miles: 1980 - 2004

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  1980 1990 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Percent change,
1980-2004
Annual average percent growth rate, 1980-2004
Total freight ton-miles 8 17 31 28 31 34 37 372.4 6.7
Domestic freight ton-miles 5 9 15 13 14 15 17 274.1 5.7
International freight ton-miles 3 7 16 15 17 18 20 505.7 7.8
Total revenue passenger miles 268 473 709 665 654 674 751 180.1 4.4
Domestic revenue passenger miles 204 346 516 487 482 505 557 172.4 4.3
International revenue passenger miles 63 126 193 178 172 169 194 206.2 4.8

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2005, online version, available at www.bts.gov.