Table 10 Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 1990, 1995, and 2000

Table 10
Top 20 U.S. Gateways for Nonstop International Air Travel: 1990, 1995, and 2000

(Thousands of international passengers 1)

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Rank in 2000 Gateway airport 1990 1995 2000 Percentage change, 1990-2000 Annual growth rate (percent)
1 New York Kennedy 16,144 16,266 18,444 14.3 1.3
2 Los Angeles 9,010 12,994 17,116 90.0 6.6
3 Miami 9,873 14,182 16,629 68.4 5.4
4 Chicago O'Hare 4,777 6,561 10,185 113.2 7.9
5 Newark 2,371 3,695 8,794 270.9 14.0
6 San Francisco 3,979 5,605 7,846 97.2 7.0
7 Atlanta Hartsfield 1,840 3,165 6,114 232.2 12.8
8 Houston 2,195 2,734 5,357 144.0 9.3
9 Honolulu 5,743 6,003 5,126 -10.7 -1.1
10 Dallas-Ft. Worth 2,675 3,337 4,812 79.9 6.0
11 Boston Logan 3,030 3,045 4,058 33.9 3.0
12 Detroit 1,460 2,772 3,929 169.1 10.4
13 Washington Dulles 1,260 2,624 3,896 209.2 11.9
14 Minneapolis-St. Paul 755 1,368 2,875 280.6 14.3
15 Guam Island 1,353 2,182 2,841 110.0 7.7
16 Philadelphia 775 1,119 2,554 229.7 12.7
17 San Juan 2,029 2,224 2,501 23.3 2.1
18 Orlando 1,327 2,010 2,354 77.4 5.9
19 Seattle 1,760 1,529 2,202 25.2 2.3
20 New York LaGuardia 1,456 1,284 1,315 -9.7 -1.0
  Total, top 20 U.S. international airports 73,811 94,699 128,948 74.7 5.7
  Top 20, percentage of total 87.0 89.7 89.8    
  Total, all U.S. international airports 84,864 105,572 143,537 69.1 5.4

1International passengers are residents of any country traveling nonstop to and from the United States on U.S. and foreign carriers.

NOTE: These data are from the T-100 and T-100F forms, which measure all traffic arriving and departing from U.S. airports on nonstop commercial international flights with 60 seats or more.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, T-100 Segment data, 2001.