Table 1-45: Air Passenger Travel Arrivals in the United States from Selected Foreign Countries (Thousands of passengers)

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  1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 (R)2015 2016
TOTAL arriving passengers 12,646 20,262 24,155 42,712 41,236 45,084 47,353 49,558 52,991 56,820 60,315 62,856 66,755 72,205 65,460 62,851 62,960 70,849 75,121 77,699 80,650 80,548 75,809 80,287 83,341 (R)87,108 (R)91,390 (R)96,108 102,420 99,346
United States carriers 6,502 10,031 11,798 21,960 21,639 23,878 25,356 26,133 27,321 29,023 29,958 31,014 32,627 35,286 32,619 32,112 32,439 37,329 40,571 42,495 44,770 45,083 41,979 44,689 45,815 46,955 48,482 49,992 51,575 48,140
Foreign carriers 6,144 10,231 12,357 20,752 19,597 21,207 21,997 23,425 25,670 27,797 30,358 31,842 34,128 36,919 32,841 30,739 30,521 33,519 34,550 35,204 35,881 35,465 33,830 35,598 37,526 (R)40,154 (R)42,908 (R)46,116 50,845 51,206
Selected countries of embarkationa                                                            
Canada N N N 6,733 6,144 6,447 6,504 6,419 7,026 7,702 8,099 8,435 8,662 9,176 8,508 8,463 8,529 9,681 10,352 10,829 11,029 11,026 10,257 11,080 11,590 (R)12,089 12,619 13,410 13,778 13,017
Mexico 1,626 2,886 2,719 4,735 4,904 5,151 5,276 5,481 5,190 5,986 6,498 6,855 7,255 7,928 7,316 7,120 7,517 8,810 9,523 9,646 9,921 9,847 8,538 9,076 9,190 (R)9,592 (R)10,414 (R)11,106 12,759 12,584
United Kingdom 1,549 2,973 3,460 5,229 4,751 5,542 5,827 5,941 6,371 6,917 7,569 8,410 8,943 9,485 8,391 8,270 8,215 8,993 9,072 9,351 9,305 8,961 8,124 7,855 8,340 8,494 8,566 (R)8,693 9,111 8,686
Japan 1,095 1,624 2,435 5,416 5,112 5,534 5,441 5,849 6,663 7,165 7,423 7,067 7,332 7,679 6,584 6,381 5,660 6,570 6,834 6,469 6,096 5,686 5,209 5,453 5,166 5,833 5,942 5,742 5,545 5,140
Germany 622 1,175 1,582 2,321 2,312 2,704 2,796 2,811 3,006 3,083 3,329 3,441 3,677 3,904 3,427 3,337 3,508 3,941 4,261 4,452 4,821 4,826 4,581 4,765 4,816 4,935 5,134 5,137 5,153 4,904
China/Taiwan 50 113 206 360 500 575 731 967 1,078 1,152 1,227 1,260 1,384 1,548 1,517 1,525 1,235 1,620 1,891 2,069 2,255 2,154 1,959 2,308 2,549 2,795 3,161 3,627 4,219 4,706
France 512 689 955 1,746 1,607 1,897 1,865 2,009 2,025 2,175 2,288 2,429 2,613 3,212 3,026 2,842 2,730 2,983 3,187 3,180 3,122 3,178 3,003 2,983 3,148 3,107 3,254 3,300 3,494 3,229
Dominican Republic 336 468 606 878 796 930 1,045 1,114 1,090 1,130 1,155 1,260 1,405 1,578 1,487 1,411 1,706 1,868 2,026 2,156 2,145 2,075 2,154 2,336 2,313 (R)2,548 (R)2,703 (R)3,029 3,336 3,179
South Korea 105 234 390 849 871 1,027 1,106 1,306 1,431 1,611 1,629 1,146 1,191 1,454 1,269 1,257 1,207 1,388 1,448 1,537 1,694 1,730 1,677 1,911 2,101 2,300 2,496 2,664 2,851 2,780
Netherlands 312 427 583 903 931 1,040 1,265 1,406 1,515 1,771 1,999 2,130 2,316 2,403 2,178 2,138 2,078 2,226 2,345 2,283 2,377 1,315 1,432 1,736 1,991 2,214 2,482 2,688 2,709 2,066
Brazil 212 300 352 635 670 702 776 909 1,087 1,234 1,371 1,382 1,205 1,369 1,137 992 964 991 1,128 1,157 1,207 2,480 2,171 2,172 2,244 2,250 2,376 2,367 2,470 2,314
Jamaica 457 429 707 991 927 973 1,044 1,056 1,118 1,140 1,190 1,194 1,213 1,313 1,254 1,239 1,265 1,317 1,361 1,541 1,437 1,448 1,423 1,493 1,555 (R)1,561 (R)1,564 (R)1,634 1,729 1,683
Italy 431 537 662 745 669 872 883 956 959 1,010 1,035 1,047 1,206 1,511 1,265 1,061 987 1,265 1,331 1,394 1,508 1,425 1,330 1,370 1,332 1,282 1,303 1,490 1,586 1,575
Colombia 173 315 279 297 286 314 349 397 441 480 580 598 650 699 679 597 608 670 723 790 854 915 985 1,149 1,127 1,245 1,400 1,467 1,583 1,525
Spain 306 312 419 584 497 637 608 616 642 660 696 763 857 939 830 793 790 864 867 866 1,009 1,110 1,042 1,148 1,168 1,210 1,191 1,407 1,500 1,507
Hong Kong 98 228 270 348 356 444 492 541 633 666 665 687 689 709 722 698 511 777 987 1,081 1,134 1,125 1,199 1,328 1,460 1,390 1,321 (R)1,381 1,494 1,512
Panama 97 150 180 199 209 198 210 239 240 236 268 313 336 384 374 369 378 405 442 489 567 794 982 1,111 1,187 1,261 1,360 1,360 1,447 1,361
Australia 106 227 277 456 503 475 471 448 513 569 565 573 633 808 699 687 650 724 796 850 873 656 710 772 856 1,048 1,181 1,370 1,428 1,378
Ireland 220 220 274 349 277 411 391 440 445 552 597 573 754 847 800 681 787 838 914 995 1,085 1,405 1,270 1,303 1,223 1,327 1,246 1,296 1,302 1,218
The Bahamas 758 1,123 1,503 1,033 906 691 786 743 825 876 814 1,087 1,191 1,281 1,219 1,216 1,454 1,493 1,565 1,580 1,519 1,093 974 878 898 912 1,042 1,125 1,250 1,333
Switzerland 236 312 452 617 528 550 595 665 714 769 812 944 991 1,067 921 722 693 706 715 727 821 828 804 923 972 1,002 1,030 998 1,034 1,004
Israel 84 189 294 148 154 196 242 280 357 395 338 418 478 513 371 331 356 469 529 623 681 646 665 740 714 697 710 698 703 645
Haiti 91 133 192 244 221 154 199 120 297 298 281 300 319 296 303 341 364 301 283 303 389 568 536 556 569 546 565 602 615 396
Denmark 222 267 241 326 256 269 269 254 227 221 248 206 206 225 236 314 319 341 309 350 383 420 415 413 486 547 517 562 594 563
Philippines 108 194 145 224 259 265 274 272 279 294 301 217 259 348 344 361 328 395 404 408 433 376 315 335 302 265 308 398 434 494
Venezuela 205 533 248 411 470 566 652 679 763 657 709 791 866 806 730 588 478 636 661 609 605 551 474 537 589 657 736 (R)499 428 425
Belgium 144 242 281 469 388 339 396 368 364 400 522 622 708 752 600 275 275 355 379 365 441 358 326 334 349 351 376 403 415 384
Cayman Islands 25 121 173 145 252 262 313 329 338 345 342 364 353 365 346 306 299 290 200 303 336 431 409 457 427 417 417 414 407 437
Bermuda 398 497 434 482 430 406 443 440 406 421 416 404 397 382 328 332 310 338 338 367 380 342 320 307 302 294 302 284 283 292
Barbados 76 135 216 270 257 213 221 229 260 244 268 226 201 214 216 231 233 255 257 260 236 224 197 219 223 212 202 193 225 230
Greece 121 208 187 117 63 114 146 181 206 221 188 184 180 194 134 112 98 128 133 162 208 220 176 158 137 88 61 77 104 141
Netherlands Antilles 213 327 407 366 291 271 340 361 339 269 330 337 328 324 340 333 367 388 416 443 454 479 454 384 U U U U U U

KEY: N = data do not exist; U = data are not available.

a Country where passenger boarded a direct flight to the United States.

NOTES

Data includes passengers on international commercial flights arriving at U.S. airports and only from foreign ports to U.S. ports and, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories.

Data compiled from flight reports required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Total arriving passengers for 1975, 1980, and 1985 does not include Canada.

Numbers may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

SOURCES

Totals and all selected countries

1975, 1980, and 1985: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. International Air Travel Statistics (Cambridge, MA: Annual issues), table IId.

1990-2016: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TranStats, Air Carriers data, T-100 International Segment (All Carriers), available at www.transtats.bts.gov as of May 2017.