|Jet fuel price (chained 2000 dollars)||0.59||0.59||0.69||0.64||0.47||0.55||0.90||0.76||0.69||0.82||1.11|
|Aircraft-miles of travel per capita||16.6||17.4||17.9||18.0||18.3||19.1||20.1||19.5||19.5||20.9||U|
KEY: U = data are unavailable.
NOTES: To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics converted current dollars (available in table 14-4b) to chained 2000 dollars. 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/, as of May 2005. Aircraft-miles of travel per capita—U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), calculations using data from USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics 2004, table 1-32, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of May 2005. Population—U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States, section 1, table 2, available at http://www.census.gov/, as of May 2005.