Table 1-11: Top 50 Commercial Service Airport Enplanements by Air Carrier Category: 2005

Table 1-11: Top 50 Commercial Service Airport Enplanements by Air Carrier Category: 2005

(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 41,669,912 1,329 194 731,218 42,402,653
Chicago O'Hare International, IL 2 34,522,970 5,864 194 2,190,977 36,720,005
Los Angeles International, CA 3 22,966,430 0 621 6,405,221 29,372,272
Dallas/Fort Worth International, TX 4 27,784,131 10,797 42 284,177 28,079,147
McCarran International, NV 5 20,706,425 162 69,712 626,377 21,402,676
Denver International, CO 6 20,262,854 220,068 46 316,918 20,799,886
Phoenix Sky Harbor International, AZ 7 20,077,755 32,590 299 204,900 20,315,544
John F. Kennedy International, NY 8 14,505,745 0 175 5,754,439 20,260,359
George Bush Intercontinental/Houston, TX 9 18,260,856 148,487 41 622,812 19,032,196
Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain, MN 10 17,891,042 17,358 233 63,138 17,971,771
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, MI 11 17,381,935 7,162 130 191,136 17,580,363
Orlando International, FL 12 15,540,591 88,656 90 962,796 16,592,133
Newark Liberty International, NJ 13 14,882,789 1,624 97 1,560,449 16,444,959
San Francisco International, CA 14 13,829,864 0 354 2,239,915 16,070,133
Philadelphia International, PA 15 14,411,235 594,270 884 370,180 15,376,569
Miami International, FL 16 12,204,157 130,172 358 2,758,076 15,092,763
Seattle-Tacoma International, WA 17 13,964,482 585 69 394,394 14,359,530
Charlotte/Douglas International, NC 18 13,281,982 654,186 527 72,913 14,009,608
General Edward Lawrence Logan International, MA 19 11,707,622 193,259 302 1,313,740 13,214,923
Washington Dulles International, VA 20 11,602,668 153,460 1,368 1,275,006 13,032,502
La Guardia, NY 21 12,122,942 389,234 81 502,057 13,014,314
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, KY 22 11,229,597 8,131 25 39,315 11,277,068
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International, FL 23 10,039,918 201,817 2,252 485,481 10,729,468
Salt Lake City International, UT 24 10,589,980 1,658 179 10,101 10,601,918
Baltimore/Washington International, Thurgood Marshall, MD 25 9,565,720 76,103 195 187,414 9,829,432
Honolulu International, HI 26 8,117,386 204,442 568 1,462,008 9,784,404
Tampa International, FL 27 8,996,109 141,487 137 159,910 9,297,643
San Diego International, CA 28 8,568,237 0 266 60,145 8,628,648
Ronald Reagan Washington National, VA 29 8,507,707 14,584 0 101,616 8,623,907
Chicago Midway International, IL 30 8,343,201 38,859 1,210 428 8,383,698
Metropolitan Oakland International, CA 31 6,935,761 0 502 135,271 7,071,534
Lambert-St Louis International, MO 32 6,750,131 77,093 99 19,905 6,847,228
Portland International, OR 33 6,667,420 2,521 863 128,172 6,798,976
Memphis International, TN 34 5,630,097 0 148 60 5,630,305
Cleveland-Hopkins International, OH 35 5,382,050 131,570 147 15,862 5,529,629
Luis Munoz Marin International, PR 36 5,185,605 49,817 799 100,469 5,336,690
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International, CA 37 5,233,967 0 341 75,684 5,309,992
Pittsburgh International, PA 38 4,750,010 433,994 167 14,271 5,198,442
Sacramento International, CA 39 5,049,631 0 48 58,685 5,108,364
Kansas City International, MO 40 5,024,698 27,229 78 11,115 5,063,120
John Wayne Airport-Orange County, CA 41 4,791,169 0 617 0 4,791,786
Raleigh-Durham International, NC 42 4,663,040 26,027 233 34,689 4,723,989
Nashville International, TN 43 4,518,184 33,967 524 10,576 4,563,251
Indianapolis International, IN 44 4,150,258 57,060 2,454 11,313 4,221,085
William P. Hobby, TX 45 3,959,941 0 1,701 0 3,961,642
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, LA 46 3,886,649 2,942 108 23,185 3,912,884
Southwest Florida International, FL 47 3,607,680 16,277 80 77,628 3,701,665
Austin-Bergstrom International, TX 48 3,641,147 4,605 204 0 3,645,956
Bradley International, CT 49 3,542,051 41,287 65 34,050 3,617,453
San Antonio International, TX 50 3,533,475 0 76 71,114 3,604,665
Top 50 total   570,439,206 4,240,733 89,903 32,169,306 606,939,148
U.S. total (excl. U.S. territories)   683,770,877 10,487,879 1,008,698 33,806,671 728,569,125
U.S. total (incl. U.S. territories)   690,172,101 10,780,710 1,016,827 34,232,623 736,202,261

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 2005 Enplanement Activity at U.S. Commercial Service Airports, available at http://www.faa.gov/airports_airtraffic/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats/passenger/ as of Dec. 12, 2006.