Top 100 U.S. Airports in 2013

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Ranked by Passenger & Cargo Volumes

In 2013, airports in the U.S. handled a total of 751.1 million departing passengers (up from 744.8M in 2012) of which 660.1 million or 87.9% were departing for domestic destinations while the remaining 91.0 million or 12.1% departed for destinations abroad.

In the following, a list of the Top 100 U.S. Airports in 2013 is provided. Airports are ranked by both total no. of departing passengers and total tons of departing cargo.

In 2013, the #1 airport by departing passengers was Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) with 45.6 million or 6.1% of all passengers departing from U.S. airports. Runner-up was Los Angeles International (LAX) with 33.1 million passengers (4.4%) followed by Chicago O'Hare (ORD) in third place with 32.6 million (4.3%). Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) with 29.3 million (3.9%) and Denver International Airport (DEN) with 26.0 million (3.5%) take 4th and 5th place, respectively.

In 2013, the #1 airport by tons of departing cargo was Memphis International (MEM), the global "SuperHub" of FedEx, with 2.4 million tons or 14.3% of all cargo departing from U.S. airports. Runner-up was Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC) with 2.0 million tons (12.5%) followed by Louisville International (SDF), home of the UPS Worldport, in third place with 1.3 million tons (7.8%). Los Angeles International (LAX) with 995,002 tons (6.1%) and Miami International (MIA) with 960,013 tons (5.8%) take 4th and 5th place, respectively.

Top 10 U.S. Airports

Passengers (million)

% of Total

Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Chicago, IL (ORD)
Dallas/Ft Worth, TX (DFW)
Denver, CO (DEN)
New York, NY (JFK)
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

45.56 33.10 32.58 29.26 26.04 25.15 21.84 21.73 20.43 20.19

6.1% 4.4% 4.3% 3.9% 3.5% 3.3% 2.9% 2.9% 2.7% 2.7%

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Top-100 US Airports by Departing Passengers and Cargo

Top 100 U.S. Airports 2013 | By Total No. of Departing Passengers

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Airport Name

Passengers (PAX)

Domestic PAX

Int'l PAX

Departures

Seats per Aircraft

Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Chicago, IL (ORD)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
Denver, CO (DEN)
New York, NY (JFK)
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
Miami, FL (MIA)
Houston, TX (IAH)
Newark, NJ (EWR)
Orlando, FL (MCO)
Seattle, WA (SEA)
Minneapolis, MN (MSP)
Detroit, MI (DTW)
Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
Boston, MA (BOS)
New York, NY (LGA)
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Washington, DC (IAD)
Chicago, IL (MDW)
Washington, DC (DCA)
Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)
Honolulu, HI (HNL)
San Diego, CA (SAN)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Portland, OR (PDX)
St. Louis, MO (STL)
Houston, TX (HOU)
Nashville, TN (BNA)
Austin, TX (AUS)
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Oakland, CA (OAK)
New Orleans, LA (MSY)
Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU)
San Jose, CA (SJC)
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Sacramento, CA (SMF)
Dallas, TX (DAL)
San Antonio, TX (SAT)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
Fort Myers, FL (RSW)
Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Milwaukee, WI (MKE)
Columbus, OH (CMH)
Kahului, HI (OGG)
Palm Beach, FL (PBI)
Cincinnati, OH (CVG)
Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)
Hartford, CT (BDL)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Buffalo, NY (BUF)
Anchorage, AK (ANC)
Memphis, TN (MEM)
Omaha, NE (OMA)
Ontario, CA (ONT)
Burbank, CA (BUR)
Oklahoma City, OK (OKC)
Providence, RI (PVD)
Reno, NV (RNO)
Louisville, KY (SDF)
Guam, TT (GUM)
Richmond, VA (RIC)
Norfolk, VA (ORF)
Tucson, AZ (TUS)
El Paso, TX (ELP)
Charleston, SC (CHS)
Long Beach, CA (LGB)
Birmingham, AL (BHM)
Spokane, WA (GEG)
Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Kona, HI (KOA)
Boise, ID (BOI)
Lihue, HI (LIH)
Dayton, OH (DAY)
Rochester, NY (ROC)
Albany, NY (ALB)
Manchester, NH (MHT)
Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)
Little Rock, AR (LIT)
Des Moines, IA (DSM)
Syracuse, NY (SYR)
Sanford, FL (SFB)
Greer, SC (GSP)
Palm Springs, CA (PSP)
Greensboro/High Point, NC (GSO)
Akron, OH (CAK)
Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)
Knoxville, TN (TYS)
Madison, WI (MSN)
Portland, ME (PWM)
Savannah, GA (SAV)
White Plains, NY (HPN)
Wichita, KS (ICT)
Pensacola, FL (PNS)

45,556,510
33,103,386
32,579,896
29,255,694
26,039,116
25,148,325
21,842,254
21,731,865
20,433,142
20,192,532
19,500,527
19,136,821
17,611,425
17,031,840
16,769,478
16,375,650
15,774,610
14,915,245
14,827,104
13,406,182
11,551,461
11,452,985
10,635,826
10,405,329
9,888,345
9,744,754
9,548,644
9,075,134
8,395,668
7,481,405
6,569,733
5,829,758
5,331,633
5,129,705
5,114,643
4,968,120
4,744,194
4,584,332
4,532,764
4,442,305
4,421,478
4,396,112
4,359,223
4,192,016
4,152,915
3,861,030
3,824,136
3,565,638
3,330,189
3,091,252
2,964,877
2,852,620
2,801,333
2,712,487
2,700,711
2,598,730
2,582,107
2,318,090
2,311,704
2,004,423
2,002,766
1,977,354
1,909,210
1,892,320
1,711,988
1,699,468
1,625,440
1,612,065
1,590,948
1,583,887
1,551,766
1,448,579
1,438,213
1,436,912
1,425,005
1,402,566
1,383,579
1,338,927
1,312,821
1,248,383
1,217,406
1,205,475
1,192,715
1,136,106
1,129,090
1,089,938
998,031
981,658
939,432
878,163
866,255
861,424
851,538
839,970
837,060
836,728
801,695
755,614
753,653
747,240

40,586,453
24,358,303
27,182,867
26,020,524
25,073,118
12,100,592
17,123,296
20,197,273
19,002,315
19,089,616
9,296,980
14,742,099
11,975,589
15,091,493
15,110,834
15,243,754
14,137,052
12,905,151
12,762,842
12,545,500
9,715,362
11,115,851
7,258,877
10,142,573
9,687,902
9,575,498
7,130,815
8,736,412
8,126,088
7,265,672
6,484,721
5,829,573
5,304,448
5,102,279
5,086,156
4,890,277
4,721,572
4,389,395
4,440,201
4,280,424
4,303,259
4,343,195
4,355,920
3,949,115
3,663,868
3,793,287
3,673,838
3,538,382
3,284,393
3,071,704
2,801,380
2,791,128
2,685,584
2,712,487
2,676,728
2,598,212
2,579,038
2,279,446
2,308,418
2,004,230
1,974,289
1,977,068
1,908,850
1,891,802
1,711,742
1,699,434
150,948
1,609,545
1,590,921
1,583,538
1,540,117
1,448,366
1,438,204
1,436,619
1,424,817
1,402,564
1,360,295
1,338,906
1,299,181
1,248,383
1,213,004
1,201,851
1,192,684
1,133,015
1,129,090
1,089,019
993,206
799,864
939,020
754,872
866,255
861,424
843,597
839,722
837,060
836,101
801,666
746,401
753,649
747,240

4,970,057
8,745,083
5,397,029
3,235,170
965,998
13,047,733
4,718,958
1,534,592
1,430,827
1,102,916
10,203,547
4,394,722
5,635,836
1,940,347
1,658,644
1,131,896
1,637,558
2,010,094
2,064,262
860,682
1,836,099
337,134
3,376,949
262,756
200,443
169,256
2,417,829
338,722
269,580
215,733
85,012
185
27,185
27,426
28,487
77,843
22,622
194,937
92,563
161,881
118,219
52,917
3,303
242,901
489,047
67,743
150,298
27,256
45,796
19,548
163,497
61,492
115,749
0
23,983
518
3,069
38,644
3,286
193
28,477
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1,474,492
2,520
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11,649
213
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23,284
21
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0
4,402
3,624
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3,091
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4,825
181,794
412
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248
0
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29
9,213
4
0

447,144
292,009
431,175
329,376
282,631
197,822
195,563
261,169
166,520
196,536
178,292
240,094
200,473
137,263
154,771
201,055
206,674
202,943
166,547
180,411
102,314
113,050
131,455
94,734
142,324
120,825
87,100
84,901
77,202
87,935
84,554
58,976
67,415
53,549
61,337
56,060
50,205
41,966
62,173
45,595
83,220
47,034
47,425
47,860
58,630
55,463
34,000
64,745
45,309
47,155
35,616
25,760
61,960
34,337
36,244
31,966
35,663
78,142
102,659
27,407
30,143
25,835
26,700
22,873
20,694
61,863
12,986
28,334
27,872
20,165
21,985
22,035
14,039
20,245
21,166
21,580
19,997
18,736
14,597
21,300
21,965
21,599
16,556
20,498
16,906
18,937
20,842
6,356
17,762
13,111
19,037
12,270
10,733
18,935
15,990
14,181
13,484
16,172
13,611
12,302

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Top-100 U.S. Airports 2013 | By Tons of Departing Cargo (freight + mail)

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#

Airport

Freight (t)

Domestic Freight (t)

Int'l
Freight (t)

Memphis, TN (MEM)
Anchorage, AK (ANC)
Louisville, KY (SDF)
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Miami, FL (MIA)
Chicago, IL (ORD)
New York, NY (JFK)
Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
Newark, NJ (EWR)
Cincinnati, OH (CVG)
Oakland, CA (OAK)
Honolulu, HI (HNL)
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Houston, TX (IAH)
Ontario, CA (ONT)
Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
Seattle, WA (SEA)
Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
Boston, MA (BOS)
Washington, DC (IAD)
Minneapolis, MN (MSP)
Denver, CO (DEN)
Detroit, MI (DTW)
Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)
Portland, OR (PDX)
Orlando, FL (MCO)
San Diego, CA (SAN)
Rockford, IL (RFD)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (AFW)
Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Columbus, OH (LCK)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
Aguadilla, PR (BQN)
Hartford, CT (BDL)
San Antonio, TX (SAT)
Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Seattle, WA (BFI)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
El Paso, TX (ELP)
Huntsville, AL (HSV)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Greensboro/High Point, NC (GSO)
Austin, TX (AUS)
Manchester, NH (MHT)
Des Moines, IA (DSM)
Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)
Milwaukee, WI (MKE)
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
St. Louis, MO (STL)
Spokane, WA (GEG)
Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU)
Sacramento, CA (SMF)
Reno, NV (RNO)
Omaha, NE (OMA)
Columbia, SC (CAE)
Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Richmond, VA (RIC)
Sacramento, CA (MHR)
Nashville, TN (BNA)
Harrisburg, PA (MDT)
Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)
Burbank, CA (BUR)
San Jose, CA (SJC)
Syracuse, NY (SYR)
Knoxville, TN (TYS)
Lubbock, TX (LBB)
New Orleans, LA (MSY)
Buffalo, NY (BUF)
Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)
Rochester, NY (ROC)
Boise, ID (BOI)
Greer, SC (GSP)
Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL)
Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID)
Tucson, AZ (TUS)
Long Beach, CA (LGB)
Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
Chicago, IL (MDW)
Shreveport, LA (SHV)
Kona, HI (KOA)
Peoria, IL (PIA)
Oklahoma City, OK (OKC)
Hilo, HI (ITO)
Laredo, TX (LRD)
Norfolk, VA (ORF)
Billings, MT (BIL)
Springfield, MO (SGF)
Fort Wayne, IN (FWA)
Kahului, HI (OGG)
Deadhorse, AK (SCC)
Madison, WI (MSN)
Grand Forks, ND (GFK)
Palm Beach, FL (PBI)
Birmingham, AL (BHM)

2,358,152
2,047,435
1,290,023
995,002
960,013
706,461
637,884
566,979
363,309
360,636
346,175
324,100
284,987
279,804
252,168
251,017
238,828
231,137
194,712
150,350
131,063
119,891
116,717
116,060
107,268
99,789
98,939
81,049
74,623
72,227
65,997
63,315
59,869
59,644
59,184
56,820
55,861
54,714
53,991
53,551
51,394
50,770
46,323
46,080
45,102
45,088
43,928
43,003
42,389
42,169
41,385
38,841
38,828
38,698
38,011
37,933
37,375
37,177
37,005
34,271
30,898
30,569
29,815
29,039
28,202
28,033
27,004
25,995
25,301
23,717
22,645
22,140
21,956
21,880
21,423
21,359
19,996
17,425
16,396
15,936
15,914
15,859
15,153
14,934
14,763
14,761
14,705
14,366
14,130
14,026
13,586
13,220
12,758
12,314
12,304
12,218
12,156
11,825
11,097
11,019

2,093,394
1,436,144
1,228,697
537,659
160,469
441,451
268,595
516,939
244,292
273,259
258,034
217,231
273,851
167,484
85,760
127,647
238,820
153,426
115,924
147,418
100,060
51,806
102,706
110,494
74,631
99,401
96,786
65,636
69,732
71,797
65,977
55,970
58,240
55,813
10,016
56,406
49,242
53,857
53,931
41,478
46,713
50,547
45,649
9,887
42,281
45,080
38,280
43,003
42,389
42,169
41,367
38,782
38,808
38,698
37,497
37,910
35,812
37,168
37,005
34,271
30,897
30,416
29,767
29,039
28,179
28,018
19,833
25,948
24,708
23,715
22,643
22,140
21,956
21,421
21,373
21,307
19,996
17,284
13,468
15,936
15,874
15,859
15,153
14,929
13,676
14,489
14,705
14,335
14,130
12,908
13,586
13,220
12,758
12,299
11,808
12,218
12,156
11,809
11,064
11,019

264,758
611,290
61,327
457,343
799,544
265,010
369,290
50,040
119,017
87,377
88,141
106,869
11,136
112,320
166,407
123,370
8
77,711
78,787
2,932
31,003
68,085
14,011
5,566
32,637
388
2,153
15,413
4,891
429
20
7,345
1,630
3,831
49,168
413
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4,681
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