4-7b Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2005 and 2006

4-7b Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2005 and 2006

(Thousands of international passengersa)

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2006 rank Gateway airport 2005 2006 % change 2005-2006
1 New York (JFK), NY R18,469 19,351 4.8
2 Los Angeles, CA R16,836 16,498 -2.0
3 Miami, FL 14,621 14,852 1.6
4 Chicago (O'Hare), IL 11,013 11,516 4.6
5 Newark, NJ R9,128 9,926 8.7
6 Atlanta, GA R7,295 8,302 13.8
7 San Francisco, CA R7839 8,164 4.1
8 Houston (Bush), TX R6,570 7,147 8.8
9 Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX R5,051 5,216 3.3
10 Washington (Dulles), DC 4,792 5,176 8.0
11 Honolulu, HI 4,410 4,049 -8.2
12 Boston, MA 3,902 3,776 -3.2
13 Detroit, MI 3,823 3,685 -3.6
14 Philadelphia, PA R3,693 3,515 -4.8
15 Guam Island, GU 2,456 2,649 7.9
16 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN R2,595 2,476 -4.6
17 Fort Lauderdale, FL R2,187 2,420 10.7
18 Seattle-Tacoma, WA R2,285 2,260 -1.1
19 San Juan, PR 2,039 2,137 4.8
20 Orlando, FL R2,179 2,075 -4.8
Total, top 20 U.S. international airports R131,182 135,191 3.1
Top 20, percentage of total R87.4 87.6  
Total, all U.S. international airports R150,110 154,351 2.8

a International passengers are residents of any country traveling nonstop to and from the United States on U.S. and foreign carriers.

Key: R = revised

Note: The data cover all passengers arriving and departing from U.S. airports on nonstop commercial international flights with 60 seats or more.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, T-100 Segment data, October 2007.