Table 1-11: Top 50 Commercial Service Airport Enplanements by Air Carrier Category: 2003

Table 1-11: Top 50 Commercial Service Airport Enplanements by Air Carrier Category: 2003

(For airports with scheduled service and 2,500 or more passengers enplaned)

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Airport and state Rank Large certificated air carriers Commuter and small certificated air carriers Air taxi commuter operators Foreign air carriers Total enplanements
Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International, GA 1 38,178,225 77,282 55 638,108 38,893,670
Chicago O'Hare International, IL 2 30,811,852 16,677 158 2,091,700 32,920,387
Los Angeles International, CA 3 20,905,091 33,422 280 5,300,791 26,239,584
Dallas/Fort Worth International, TX 4 24,520,600 177,230 20 279,031 24,976,881
Phoenix Sky Harbor International, AZ 5 17,173,954 873,900 296 204,703 18,252,853
Denver International, CO 6 17,250,047 469,112 75 250,520 17,969,754
McCarran International, NV 7 16,641,653 52,319 7,933 395,833 17,097,738
George Bush Intercontinental, TX 8 15,550,777 26,335 0 557,572 16,134,684
Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain, MN 9 15,347,174 615,736 343 59,735 16,022,988
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, MI 10 14,649,683 922,745 111 181,478 15,754,017
John F. Kennedy International, NY 11 10,807,151 13,543 72 4,855,586 15,676,352
Newark Liberty International, NJ 12 13,116,332 35,419 568 1,476,389 14,628,708
Miami International, FL 13 11,123,128 176,985 371 2,897,837 14,198,321
San Francisco International, CA 14 12,230,829 584 132 1,847,628 14,079,173
Orlando International, FL 15 12,038,436 532,443 149 804,134 13,375,162
Seattle-Tacoma International, WA 16 12,793,522 4,084 77 311,470 13,109,153
Philadelphia International, PA 17 10,184,185 1,347,831 761 338,151 11,870,928
Charlotte/Douglas International, NC 18 9,567,505 1,878,251 132 19,478 11,465,366
La Guardia, NY 19 10,149,101 900,093 183 317,932 11,367,309
General Edward Lawrence Logan International, MA 20 9,561,887 335,617 204 1,190,091 11,087,799
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, KY 21 10,270,705 137,230 78 41,917 10,449,930
Lambert-St Louis International, MO 22 9,265,790 644,682 52 11,932 9,922,456
Baltimore-Washington International, MD 23 9,426,303 120,635 310 220,792 9,768,040
Honolulu International, HI 24 7,536,819 138,481 114 1,368,995 9,044,409
Salt Lake City International, UT 25 8,879,611 51,269 1,702 25,421 8,958,003
Chicago Midway International, IL 26 8,655,709 24,762 1,029 5,715 8,687,215
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International, FL 27 8,059,823 216,707 3,632 402,619 8,682,781
Washington Dulles International, VA 28 6,931,519 24,977 918 1,093,092 8,050,506
Tampa International, FL 29 7,331,114 191,770 135 149,514 7,672,533
San Diego International, CA 30 7,431,900 34,286 200 98,810 7,565,196
Pittsburgh International, PA 31 5,853,312 1,247,546 129 12,473 7,113,460
Ronald Reagan Washington National, VA 32 6,072,606 662,758 0 77,784 6,813,148
Metropolitan Oakland International, CA 33 6,515,448 3,872 153 118,870 6,638,343
Portland International, OR 34 5,952,595 10,537 706 96,022 6,059,860
Memphis International, TN 35 4,505,084 872,702 270 33,440 5,411,496
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International, CA 36 5,032,897 7,661 144 63,499 5,104,201
Cleveland-Hopkins International, OH 37 4,802,945 183,075 85 26,341 5,012,446
Kansas City International, MO 38 4,809,618 37,858 64 12,507 4,860,047
Luis Munoz Marin International, PR 39 4,574,744 41,869 0 90,233 4,706,846
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, LA 40 4,545,868 59,608 3,201 39,029 4,647,706
Sacramento International, CA 41 4,364,543 2,395 12 23,897 4,390,847
John Wayne Airport-Orange County, CA 42 4,222,103 43,722 258 0 4,266,083
Nashville International, TN 43 3,771,231 156,801 676 14,528 3,943,236
Raleigh-Durham International, NC 44 3,722,479 173,968 151 42327 3,938,925
William P. Hobby, TX 45 3,703,175 25 567 0 3,703,767
Indianapolis International, IN 46 3,406,956 255,424 193 11,075 3,673,648
Austin-Bergstrom International, TX 47 3,131,204 33,767 78 12,840 3,177,889
San Antonio International, TX 48 3,045,066 20,744 17 54,271 3,120,098
General Mitchell International, WI 49 2,645,062 443,729 2,540 23,533 3,114,864
Bradley International, CT 50 3,016,267 60,550 37 21,702 3,098,556
Top 50 total   494,083,628 14,393,018 29,371 28,211,345 536,717,362
Total U.S. enplanements1   593,456,748 26,350,673 1,089,960 29,911,404 650,808,785

1 United States total includes Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories.

NOTE: Rank order by total enplaned passengers on air carriers of all types, including foreign air carriers. Data differ from those in table 4-6, which include only enplanements on large certificated U.S. air carriers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Planning, CY 2003 Enplanement Activity at U.S. Commercial Service Airports, available at http://www.faa.gov/arp/planning/stats/ as of December 2004.