Table 2-3 Annual Airline ( U.S. and Foreign Carriers ) Passenger Enplanements: 2005–2012

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Scheduled flights only

  Domestic enplanements Domestic load factor (percent) International enplanements International load factor (percent) Total domestic and international enplanements Total domestic and international load factor (percent)
2005 657,261,487 77.2 143,588,422 78.7 800,849,909 77.8
2006 658,362,620 79.1 149,740,591 78.6 808,103,211 78.9
2007 679,185,500 79.9 156,250,990 79.1 835,436,490 79.5
2008 651,710,304 79.7 157,737,629 77.6 809,447,933 78.7
2009 618,067,511 81.1 149,749,333 78.3 767,816,844 79.7
2010 629,537,813 82.2 157,938,675 81.6 787,476,488 81.9
2011 638,247,850 82.9 163,820,880 80.3 802,068,730 81.6
2012 642,207,399 83.4 170,734,777 81.7 812,942,176 82.5

NOTE: International enplanements include U.S. and foreign carriers. Load factor is calculated by dividing production, as measured by revenue passenger-miles (RPMs), by capacity, as measured in available seat-miles (ASMs).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, Airline Data and Statistics, Passengers, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/ as of January 2013.