Table 4-11 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports

Table 4-11 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports

(Thousands of enplaned passengers on large certificated air carriers)

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Airport 1995 2005 % change 1995-2005
Rank Total enplaned passengers Rank Total enplaned passengers
Atlanta (Hartsfield), GA 2 27,561 1 41,659 51
Chicago (O'Hare), IL 1 29,886 2 34,514 15
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 3 25,992 3 27,782 7
Los Angeles, CA 4 21,074 4 22,966 9
Las Vegas (McCarran), NV 10 12,665 5 20,690 63
Denver, CO 6 14,330 6 20,261 41
Phoenix (Sky Harbor), AZ 7 13,559 7 20,078 48
Houston (George Bush), TX 14 10,952 8 18,250 67
Minneapolis, MN 13 11,850 9 17,887 51
Detroit (Wayne County), MI 8 13,294 10 17,380 31
Orlando, FL 21 9,197 11 15,536 69
Newark, NJ 12 11,906 12 14,878 25
New York (John F. Kennedy), NY 19 9,285 13 14,456 56
Philadelphia, PA 24 8,023 14 14,411 80
Seattle, WA 15 10,731 15 13,964 30
San Francisco, CA 5 15,014 16 13,830 -8
Charlotte (Douglas), NC 18 9,589 17 13,279 38
Miami, FL 11 12,036 18 12,192 1
New York (La Guardia), NY 17 9,682 19 12,119 25
Boston, MA 16 10,513 20 11,707 11
Top 20 airports   287,140   377,841 32
All airports   526,546   690,257 31

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, November 2006.