3-8 Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2008 and 2009

3-8 Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 2008 and 2009

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(Thousands of international passengersa)

2009 rank Gateway airport 2008 2009 % change 2008-2009
1 New York (JFK), NY 21,983 21,423 -2.5
2 Miami, FL 15,957 15,715 -1.5
3 Los Angeles, CA 16,225 14,727 -9.2
4 Newark, NJ 10,959 10,583 -3.4
5 Chicago (OHare), IL 11,125 10,204 -8.3
6 Atlanta, GA 9,255 8,765 -5.3
7 San Francisco, CA 8,331 7,905 -5.1
8 Houston (G. Bush), TX 7,687 7,606 -1.1
9 Washington (Dulles), DC 6,020 5,999 -0.3
10 Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX 4,949 4,662 -5.8
11 Philadelphia, PA 3,724 3,739 0.4
12 Boston, MA 3,573 3,493 -2.2
13 Honolulu, HI 3,414 3,276 -4.0
14 Fort Lauderdale, FL 3,073 2,933 -4.6
15 Orlando, FL 2,588 2,905 12.3
16 Detroit, MI 3,805 2,738 -28.0
17 Seattle-Tacoma, WA 2,802 2,528 -9.8
18 Charlotte, NC 2,303 2,344 1.8
19 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 2,563 2,214 -13.6
20 Las Vegas, NV 2,235 2,153 -3.7
Total, top 20 U.S. international airports 140,336 133,759 -4.7
Top 20, percentage of totalb 87.4 88.5 1.1
Total, all U.S. international airports 160,589 151,096 -5.9

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

b The value in the third column is the percent change in international passengers from 2008 to 2009.

Notes: Ranking is based on 2009 data. 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 International Segment Data, special calculation, September 2010.