3-10 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports, Enplaned Passengers: 2000 and 2010

3-10 Top 20 U.S. Passenger Airports, Enplaned Passengers: 2000 and 2010

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Total enplaned passengers (thousands)

Airport 2000 2010 % Change 2000-2010
Rank Total enplaned passengers Rank Total enplaned passengers
Atlanta, GA 1 38,262 1 42,655 11.5
Chicago (O'Hare), IL 2 30,891 2 30,033 -2.8
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 3 27,877 3 26,786 -3.9
Denver, CO 5 17,671 4 24,944 41.2
Los Angeles, CA 4 25,131 5 22,861 -9.0
Houston (G. Bush), TX 11 15,817 6 18,726 18.4
Phoenix, AZ 6 17,246 7 18,658 8.2
Charlotte, NC 21 10,378 8 18,536 78.6
Las Vegas, NV 9 16,861 9 17,852 5.9
San Francisco, CA 10 16,704 10 16,752 0.3
New York (JFK), NY 20 10,653 11 16,389 53.9
Orlando, FL 14 13,520 12 15,727 16.3
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 8 16,874 13 15,471 -8.3
Detroit, MI 7 16,947 14 15,442 -8.9
Newark, NJ 12 15,218 15 14,927 -1.9
Seattle, WA 15 13,319 16 14,839 11.4
Philadelphia, PA 19 10,977 17 14,703 33.9
Miami, FL 16 12,669 18 14,004 10.5
Boston, MA 17 11,593 19 12,282 5.9
New York (La Guardia), NY 18 11,445 20 11,634 1.7
Top 20 airports   354,783   383,220 8.0
Top 20, percentage of total   52.2   56.6 4.4
All airports   679,525   677,217 -0.3

Notes: The 2000 top 20 airports total does not reflect the total of this table because some airports that appeared in the 2000 top 20 did not appear in the 2010 top 20. Charlotte, NC was not in the top 20 in 2000. St. Louis (STL), MO was in the top 20 in 2000 but not in 2010.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Schedule T-3 Data, special tabulation, April 2011 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-44, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of September 2011.