Table Box 2 U.S. Nonstop International Air Passengers: Focus on JFK and LAX

Table Box 2
U.S. Nonstop International Air Passengers: Focus on JFK and LAX

(In thousands)

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Rank in 2000 Gateway airport 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 Percentage change, 1990–2000 Annual growth rate(percent)
  Total, all U.S. international airports 84,864 89,875 98,598 113,269 125,360 143,537 69.1 5.4
1 New York JFK 16,144 14,404 15,154 16,697 17,201 18,444 14.3 1.3
2 Los Angeles LAX 9,010 10,543 12,365 14,020 14,933 17,116 90.0 6.6
  New York JFK, percentage of total 19.0 16.0 15.4 14.7 13.7 12.8    
  Los Angeles LAX, percentage of total 10.6 11.7 12.5 12.4 11.9 11.9    

NOTE: International passengers are residents of any country traveling nonstop to and from the United States on U.S. and foreign carriers that operate aircaft with 60 seats or more. These data are from forms T-100 and T-100F, which measure all traffic arriving at 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, Segment T-100 and T-100F data, 2001.