4-7b Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2006 and 2007

4-7b Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2006 and 2007

Thousands of international passengersa

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2007 rank Gateway airport R2006 2007 % change 2006-2007
1 New York (JFK), NY 19,450 21,443 10.2
2 Los Angeles, CA 16,500 16,869 2.2
3 Miami, FL 14,852 15,586 4.9
4 Chicago (O'Hare), IL 11,517 11,539 0.2
5 Newark, NJ 9,895 10,538 6.5
6 Atlanta, GA 8,482 9,113 7.4
7 San Francisco, CA 8,164 8,601 5.3
8 Houston (G. Bush), TX 7,147 7,476 4.6
9 Washington (Dulles), DC 5,184 5,773 11.4
10 Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX 5,288 5,105 -3.5
11 Detroit, MI 3,695 3,830 3.7
12 Boston, MA 3,776 3,808 0.8
13 Honolulu, HI 4,050 3,757 -7.2
14 Philadelphia, PA 3,517 3,611 2.7
15 Fort Lauderdale, FL 2,420 2,883 19.1
16 Guam Island, GU 2,699 2,780 3.0
17 Seattle-Tacoma, WA 2,302 2,576 11.9
18 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 2,487 2,522 1.4
19 Las Vegas, NV 1,988 2,229 12.1
20 Orlando, FL 2,073 2,214 6.8
Total, top 20 U.S. international airports   135,487 142,251 5.0
Top 20, percentage of total   87.2 88.1 1.0
Total, all U.S. international airports   155,394 161,468 3.9

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 2008.