Table 10-3 Top International Air Gateways, Excluding North American Travel: 1996

Table 10-3
Top International Air Gateways, Excluding North American Travel: 1996

(Thousands of passengers)

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Gateway city Total
Canada  
Total, Number of air passengers with international origins and destinations C
Mexico  
Total, number of air passengers with international origins and destinations 1,779
Mexico City, D.F. 1,360
Cancún, Q. Roo 408
Mérida,Yuc. 9
Villahermosa,Tab. 0.9
Chetumal, Q. Roo 0.8
Palenque, Chis. 0.5
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis. 0.2
United States  
Total, number of air passengers with international origins and destinations 84,656
New York, NY (Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports) 20,145
Miami, FL 12,484
Los Angeles, CA 9,660
Honolulu, HI 5,397
San Francisco, CA 4,965
Chicago, IL 4,100
Atlanta, GA 2,833
Washington, DC (National and Dulles airports) 2,486
Boston, MA 2,341
Detroit, MI 2,159

KEY: C = Data are confidential.

NOTES: Gateway represents the point of entry or exit for air passengers with international (non-North American) origins and destinations.

Mexico: These seven airports represent all Mexican international air gateways.

SOURCES:

Mexico

Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares. Resultado del Movimiento Aeroportuario. Enero-Diciembre, 1996. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1997).

United States

U.S. Department of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Office of Airline Information. T-100 Database. (Washington, DC: 1998).