(Thousands of enplaned passengers on large certificated air carriers)
|Airport||1998||2008||% Change 1998-2008|
|Rank||Total enplaned passengers||Rank||Total enplaned passengers|
|Chicago (O'Hare), IL||2||33,002||2||31,358||-5.0|
|Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX||3||28,289||3||26,839||-5.1|
|Los Angeles, CA||4||22,874||5||22,440||-1.9|
|Las Vegas, NV||11||14,033||6||19,887||41.7|
|Houston (G. Bush), TX||13||13,784||7||19,414||40.8|
|New York (JFK), NY||21||10,076||10||16,964||68.4|
|Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN||12||13,909||12||16,317||17.3|
|San Francisco, CA||6||16,684||15||15,728||-5.7|
|New York (La Guardia), NY||18||10,356||20||11,173||7.9|
|Top 20 airports||332,415||388,330||16.8|
|Top 20, percentage of totala||52.0||55.6||3.6|
a The value in the last column is the difference in percentages from 2007 to 2008.
Notes: The 1998 top 20 airports total does not reflect the total of this table because some airports that appeared in the 1998 top 20 did not appear in the 2008 top 20. New York (JFK), NY, was not in the top 20 in 1998. St. Louis (STL), MO, was in the top 20 in 1998 but not in 2008.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Schedule T-3 Data, special tabulation, September 2009 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-41, available at http://www.bts.gov as of January 2010.