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Technical Directive #18

Technical Directive #18

Research and Innovative Technology Administration
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Office of Airline Information

Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 234
Amended, Technical Directive #17

Issue Date: October 3, 2008
Effective Date: January 1, 2009

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics is issuing this directive as the annual update to the lists of the Reportable Airports and Reporting Air Carriers.  Reportable airports accounts for 1% or more of the domestic scheduled passenger enplanements. Oakland International Airport is being dropped from the List of Reportable Airports beginning January 1, 2009.  Reporting air carriers account for 1% or more of the scheduled domestic passenger revenues.  Also carriers can volunteer to report on-time data.  There are no changes in the Reporting Air Carrier List.  For the detailed reporting instructions please refer to Technical Directive 17, which can be found at:

http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/accounting_and_reporting_directives/

For calendar year 2009, there are 19 reporting air carriers:

AirTran Airways Corporation
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
American Airlines, Inc.
American Eagle Airlines, Inc
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
Comair Inc.
Continental Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc.
Frontier Airlines, Inc.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
JetBlue Airways
Mesa Airlines, Inc.
Northwest Airlines, Inc.
Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. **
SkyWest Airlines, Inc.
Southwest Airlines, Co.
United Air Lines, Inc.
US Airways, Inc.

** Pinnacle Airlines is reporting as a volunteer air carrier.

For calendar year 2009, there are 31 reportable airports that meet the threshold of over 6.76 million revenue passengers.

Airport Code Passengers
Atlanta - Hartsfield – Jackson ATL   38,946,536
Baltimore/Wash. Int’l Thurgood.Marshall BWI 10,332,096
Boston - Logan International BOS  11,531,788
Charlotte - Douglas CLT 15,878,523
Chicago - Midway MDW 8,802,144
Chicago - O'Hare ORD 29,613,905
Cincinnati Greater Cincinnati CVG 6,881,414
Dallas-Fort Worth International DFW 25,439,879
Denver - International DEN 23,248,189
Detroit - Metro Wayne County DTW 15,528,591
Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International FLL 9,836,143
Houston - George Bush International IAH  16,695,341
Las Vegas - McCarran International LAS 20,879,690
Los Angeles International LAX 21,477,231
Miami International MIA 8,424,139
Minneapolis-St. Paul International MSP  15,541,087
Newark Liberty International EWR 12,619,358
New York - JFK International JFK 12,742,779
New York - LaGuardia LGA 11,514,609
Orlando International MCO 16,705,663
Philadelphia International PHL 13,895,810
Phoenix - Sky Harbor International PHX 19,406,282
Portland International PDX   7,039,556
Salt Lake City International SLC 10,157,439
St. Louis Lambert International STL 6,850,437
San Diego Intl. Lindbergh Field SAN 9,205,856
San Francisco International SFO 13,590,744
Seattle-Tacoma International SEA 14,480,785
Tampa International TPA 9,058,024
Washington - Reagan National DCA 8,706,255
Washington - Dulles International IAD 8,612,764

Any questions regarding this directive can be addressed to Bernie Stankus, who can be contacted at (202) 366-4387 or via e-mail at bernard.stankus@dot.gov.

M. Clay Moritz

M. Clay Moritz, Jr.
Acting Assistant Director
Airline Information