TABLE 15-6 Average Jet Fuel Prices and Aircraft-Miles Traveled per Capita: 1993-2003

TABLE 15-6 Average Jet Fuel Prices and Aircraft-Miles Traveled per Capita: 1993-2003

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Jet fuel price (chained 2000 dollars) 0.66 0.59 0.59 0.69 0.64 0.47 0.55 0.90 0.76 0.69 0.82
Aircraft-miles of travel per capita 16.0 16.7 17.4 17.9 18.0 18.3 19.1 20.1 19.5 19.5 U

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

NOTES: Current dollar amounts of fuel prices (see table 15-4b) were converted to chained 2000 dollars by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to eliminate the effects of inflation over time. Aircraft-miles of travel pertain to large carriers only.

SOURCES: Jet fuel prices-U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, table 9.7, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/mer/prices.html, as of May 2004. Aircraft-miles of travel per capita-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), calculations using data from USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics 2003, table 1-32, available at http://www.bts.gov, as of May 2004. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract 2003, Mini Historical Statistics, available at http://www.census.gov/statab/www/minihs.html, as of May 2004.