Table 1-44: Passengers Boarded at the Top 50 U.S. Airports (a)

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(Ranked by Passenger Enplanements in 2013)

Airport Code 2003 2012 2013 Percent change 2003-2013 Percent change 2012-2013
Rank Total Enplaned Passengers Rank Total Enplaned Passengers Rank Total Enplaned Passengers
Atlanta, GA (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International) ATL 1 38,256,038 1 45,192,870 1 44,675,318 16.8 -1.1
Chicago, IL (Chicago O'Hare International) ORD 2 30,835,241 2 29,983,544 2 29,991,861 -2.7 0.0
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (Dallas/Fort Worth International) DFW 3 24,724,519 3 27,555,896 3 28,490,680 15.2 3.4
Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles International) LAX 4 20,939,293 5 24,982,954 4 25,859,720 23.5 3.5
Denver, CO (Denver International) DEN 6 17,744,834 4 25,511,455 5 25,184,634 41.9 -1.3
Charlotte, NC (Charlotte Douglas International) CLT 16 11,414,356 6 19,928,299 6 21,241,895 86.1 6.6
Phoenix, AZ (Phoenix Sky Harbor International) PHX 5 18,030,517 7 19,221,241 7 19,156,769 6.2 -0.3
San Francisco, CA (San Francisco International) SFO 14 12,231,791 8 18,567,216 8 18,853,118 54.1 1.5
Las Vegas, NV (McCarran International) LAS 7 16,898,813 9 18,467,290 9 18,480,027 9.4 0.1
Houston, TX (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston) IAH 9 15,692,910 10 18,155,248 10 17,945,713 14.4 -1.2
New York, NY (John F. Kennedy International) JFK 19 10,821,004 11 17,107,144 11 17,038,558 57.5 -0.4
Minneapolis, MN (Minneapolis-St Paul International) MSP 8 16,047,432 12 15,892,286 12 16,200,673 1.0 1.9
Seattle, WA (Seattle/Tacoma International) SEA 12 12,799,019 14 15,460,449 13 15,979,235 24.8 3.4
Newark, NJ (Newark Liberty International) EWR 11 13,154,602 16 15,370,482 14 15,879,280 20.7 3.3
Detroit, MI (Detroit Metro Wayne County) DTW 10 15,603,940 15 15,424,226 15 15,507,719 -0.6 0.5
Miami, FL (Miami International) MIA 17 11,288,952 17 15,316,047 16 15,442,379 36.8 0.8
Orlando, FL (Orlando International) MCO 13 12,579,440 13 15,594,968 17 15,278,563 21.5 -2.0
Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia International) PHL 15 11,511,273 18 14,362,474 18 14,508,927 26.0 1.0
Boston, MA (Logan International) BOS 22 9,897,699 19 12,857,791 19 13,257,406 33.9 3.1
New York, NY (LaGuardia) LGA 18 11,049,194 20 12,313,701 20 12,820,980 16.0 4.1
Baltimore, MD (Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall) BWI 23 9,548,075 21 11,096,463 21 11,040,598 15.6 -0.5
Fort Lauderdale, FL (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International) FLL 26 8,276,957 22 10,644,055 22 10,693,964 29.2 0.5
Washington, DC (Washington Dulles International) IAD 32 6,733,062 24 9,359,654 23 9,748,489 44.8 4.2
Chicago, IL (Chicago Midway International) MDW 25 8,680,635 25 9,264,895 24 9,726,623 12.0 5.0
Salt Lake City, UT (Salt Lake City International) SLC 24 8,932,998 23 9,579,427 25 9,666,707 8.2 0.9
Washington, DC (Ronald Reagan Washington National) DCA 31 6956596 26 9,137,164 26 8,740,399 25.6 -4.3
San Diego, CA (San Diego International) SAN 29 7,466,727 27 8,479,221 27 8,662,314 16.0 2.2
Honolulu, HI (Honolulu International) HNL 27 7,658,719 29 7,961,154 28 8,138,354 6.3 2.2
Tampa, FL (Tampa International) TPA 28 7,475,654 28 8,005,320 29 8,036,590 7.5 0.4
Portland, OR (Portland International) PDX 34 5,963,210 30 7,076,710 30 7,400,965 24.1 4.6
St. Louis, MO (Lambert-St. Louis International) STL 21 9,931,995 31 6,178,781 31 6,193,661 -37.6 0.2
Houston, TX (William P Hobby) HOU 45 3,703,830 32 5,040,709 32 5,371,820 45.0 6.6
Nashville, TN (Nashville International) BNA 43 3,927,389 35 4,777,315 33 5,022,777 27.9 5.1
Austin, TX (Austin - Bergstrom International) AUS 47 3,165,554 36 4,605,401 34 4,898,886 54.8 6.4
Kansas City, MO (Kansas City International) MCI 38 4,825,282 33 4,856,267 35 4,820,972 -0.1 -0.7
Oakland, CA (Metropolitan Oakland International) OAK 33 6,520,138 34 4,851,495 36 4,692,991 -28.0 -3.3
New Orleans, LA (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International) MSY 40 4,589,037 41 4,273,944 37 4,554,142 -0.8 6.6
Raleigh/Durham, NC (Raleigh-Durham International) RDU 44 3,885,536 37 4,458,715 38 4,448,169 14.5 -0.2
Santa Ana, CA (John Wayne Airport-Orange County) SNA 42 4,265,963 40 4,300,976 39 4,424,745 3.7 2.9
Cleveland, OH (Cleveland-Hopkins International) CLE 37 4,989,325 38 4,327,344 40 4,355,885 -12.7 0.7
San Jose, CA (Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International) SJC 36 5,041,304 43 4,028,860 41 4,235,676 -16.0 5.1
Sacramento, CA (Sacramento International) SMF 41 4,367,111 39 4,326,178 42 4,202,425 -3.8 -2.9
Dallas, TX (Dallas Love Field) DAL 55 2,796,140 44 3,900,854 43 4,019,531 43.8 3.0
San Juan, PR (Luis Munoz Marin International) SJU 39 4,619,347 42 4,073,344 44 4,000,152 -13.4 -1.8
San Antonio, TX (San Antonio International) SAT 50 3,066,242 46 3,863,661 45 3,825,514 24.8 -1.0
Pittsburgh, PA (Pittsburgh International) PIT 30 7,035,578 45 3,868,672 46 3,786,479 -46.2 -2.1
Fort Myers, FL (Southwest Florida International) RSW 54 2,815,861 49 3,507,186 47 3,637,929 29.2 3.7
Indianapolis, IN (Indianapolis International) IND 46 3,662,734 48 3,570,149 48 3,517,235 -4.0 -1.5
Milwaukee, WI (General Mitchell International) MKE 48 3,083,674 47 3,698,097 49 3,203,231 3.9 -13.4
Columbus, OH (Port Columbus International) CMH 51 3,033,475 51 3,087,239 50 3,043,372 0.3 -1.4
Top 50 U.S. Airports, totalb     508,751,314   573,729,606   579,904,050 14.0 1.1
All U.S. airports     656,709,814   692,369,957   696,930,821 6.1 0.7

aIncludes passengers enplaned on U.S. carrier scheduled domestic and international service and foreign carrier scheduled international service from the United States.

bThe 2003 and 2012 totals for the top 50 airports will not sum from the individual airports because some top 50 airports in 2013 were not in the top 50 in earlier years.

NOTES

Previous versions of this table included only U.S. air carriers and are not comparable. Beginning in October 2002, data reports were expanded to include data for carriers that fly aircraft with 60 seats or less or having a payload capacity of 18,000 lbs. or less.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, T-3 (U.S. Air Carrier airport Activity Statistics), available at http://transtats.bts.gov/ as of Jun. 18, 2015.