Table 17 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports

Table 17 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports

(Thousands of enplaned passengers on large certificated air carriers)

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Airport 1994 2004 % change 1994-2004
Rank Total enplaned passengers Rank Total enplaned passengers
Atlanta (Hartsfield), GA 2 25,695 1 40,425 57
Chicago (O'Hare), IL 1 29,970 2 33,863 13
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 3 25,486 3 27,827 9
Los Angeles, CA 4 19,912 4 22,892 15
Denver, CO 5 14,810 5 20,102 36
Las Vegas (McCarran), NV 10 12,003 6 19,414 62
Phoenix (Sky Harbor), AZ 7 12,458 7 19,151 54
Minneapolis, MN 12 10,892 8 17,371 59
Detroit (Wayne County), MI 8 12,258 9 16,891 38
Houston (Intercontinental), TX 17 9,681 10 16,749 73
Orlando, FL 19 9,183 11 14,363 56
Newark, NJ 9 12,023 12 14,188 18
Seattle, WA 15 9,963 13 13,747 38
San Francisco, CA 6 14,469 14 13,504 -7
Philadelphia, PA 24 7,613 15 13,462 77
New York (John F. Kennedy), NY 21 8,949 16 13,264 48
Charlotte (Douglas), NC 18 9,388 17 12,433 32
New York (La Guardia), NY 16 9,806 18 11,917 22
Miami, FL 13 10,847 19 11,694 8
Boston, MA 14 10,677 20 11,460 7
Top 20 airports   276,085   364,719 32
All airports   540,621   671,723 24

Note: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Schedule T-3 data, special tabulation, October 2005.