Top 100 U.S. Airports in 2019

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In 2019, airports in the U.S. handled a total of 942.4 million departing passengers (up from 907.4 in 2018) of which 820.6 million or 87.1% were departing for domestic destinations while the remaining 121.7 million or 12.9% departed for destinations abroad.

In the following, a list of the Top 100 U.S. Airports in 2019 is provided. Airports are ranked by both total no. of departing passengers and total tons of departing cargo.

In 2019, the #1 airport by departing passengers was Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) with 53.9 million or 5.7% of all passengers departing from U.S. airports. Runner-up was Los Angeles International (LAX) with 43.4 million passengers (4.6%) followed by Chicago O'Hare (ORD) in third place with 41.0 million (4.4%). Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) with 35.9 million (3.8%) and Denver International Airport (DEN) with 33.9 million (3.6%) take 4th and 5th place, respectively.

In 2019, the #1 airport by tons of departing cargo was Memphis International (MEM), the global "SuperHub" of FedEx, with 2.5 million tons or 12.7% of all cargo departing from U.S. airports. Runner-up was Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC) with 2.3 million tons (11.8%) followed by Louisville International (SDF), home of the UPS Worldport), in third place with 1.6 million tons (8.2%). Los Angeles International (LAX) with 1.2 million tons (6.0%) and Miami International (MIA) with 911,843 tons (4.7%) 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)
Seattle, WA (SEA)
Orlando, FL (MCO)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

53.86 43.36 41.01 35.87 33.89 31.13 27.87 24.99 24.79 24.79

5.7% 4.6% 4.4% 3.8% 3.6% 3.3% 3.0% 2.7% 2.6% 2.6%

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Top-100 US Airports by Departing Passengers and Cargo

Top 100 U.S. Airports 2019 | 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)
Seattle, WA (SEA)
Orlando, FL (MCO)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Newark, NJ (EWR)
Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
Houston, TX (IAH)
Miami, FL (MIA)
Boston, MA (BOS)
Minneapolis, MN (MSP)
Detroit, MI (DTW)
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
New York, NY (LGA)
Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)
San Diego, CA (SAN)
Washington, DC (IAD)
Washington, DC (DCA)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Honolulu, HI (HNL)
Chicago, IL (MDW)
Portland, OR (PDX)
Nashville, TN (BNA)
Austin, TX (AUS)
Dallas, TX (DAL)
St. Louis, MO (STL)
San Jose, CA (SJC)
Houston, TX (HOU)
New Orleans, LA (MSY)
Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU)
Oakland, CA (OAK)
Sacramento, CA (SMF)
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
San Antonio, TX (SAT)
Fort Myers, FL (RSW)
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
Cincinnati, OH (CVG)
Columbus, OH (CMH)
Kahului, HI (OGG)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Palm Beach, FL (PBI)
Milwaukee, WI (MKE)
Hartford, CT (BDL)
Burbank, CA (BUR)
Ontario, CA (ONT)
Anchorage, AK (ANC)
Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)
Omaha, NE (OMA)
Buffalo, NY (BUF)
Charleston, SC (CHS)
Memphis, TN (MEM)
Oklahoma City, OK (OKC)
Richmond, VA (RIC)
Reno, NV (RNO)
Boise, ID (BOI)
Louisville, KY (SDF)
Norfolk, VA (ORF)
Providence, RI (PVD)
Spokane, WA (GEG)
Kona, HI (KOA)
Tucson, AZ (TUS)
Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)
El Paso, TX (ELP)
Long Beach, CA (LGB)
Lihue, HI (LIH)
Sanford, FL (SFB)
Birmingham, AL (BHM)
Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Albany, NY (ALB)
Savannah, GA (SAV)
Des Moines, IA (DSM)
Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)
Guam, TT (GUM)
Palm Springs, CA (PSP)
Greer, SC (GSP)
Rochester, NY (ROC)
Syracuse, NY (SYR)
Knoxville, TN (TYS)
Madison, WI (MSN)
St. Petersburg, FL (PIE)
Pensacola, FL (PNS)
Little Rock, AR (LIT)
Portland, ME (PWM)
Greensboro/High Point, NC (GSO)
Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ)
Fresno, CA (FAT)
Fayetteville, AR (XNA)
Phoenix, AZ (AZA)

53,862,700
43,362,936
41,009,603
35,873,581
33,891,355
31,127,957
27,872,098
24,994,731
24,788,798
24,786,545
24,223,606
23,230,771
22,632,025
22,020,971
21,480,738
20,734,461
19,233,615
18,200,818
18,031,280
16,042,672
15,404,753
13,492,834
12,889,123
12,756,667
11,962,458
11,633,068
11,037,810
10,293,300
10,271,547
9,821,859
9,140,953
8,677,871
8,395,606
7,966,561
7,802,358
7,270,425
7,003,327
6,968,208
6,663,628
6,552,054
5,895,094
5,170,762
5,146,077
5,074,193
4,944,836
4,778,747
4,767,218
4,571,522
4,439,849
4,231,641
3,791,943
3,526,257
3,474,571
3,425,854
3,341,910
3,056,624
2,780,468
2,702,811
2,700,200
2,492,873
2,473,019
2,395,295
2,352,879
2,201,028
2,199,194
2,176,309
2,082,550
2,072,207
2,019,785
1,974,726
1,954,029
1,929,786
1,864,665
1,800,978
1,785,948
1,753,918
1,629,462
1,601,981
1,560,867
1,542,745
1,508,123
1,467,333
1,443,967
1,341,147
1,328,526
1,310,912
1,284,220
1,280,642
1,278,313
1,253,631
1,170,692
1,144,718
1,110,086
1,108,241
1,089,427
1,085,997
981,830
967,260
893,326
882,056

47,631,668
30,642,544
34,146,389
31,247,478
32,332,780
14,245,598
20,419,451
22,243,263
21,256,823
23,029,893
22,459,376
16,108,661
21,593,042
16,539,696
10,805,906
16,800,333
17,620,087
16,328,518
13,796,195
14,067,249
14,288,045
12,936,597
12,372,527
12,235,821
7,821,132
11,453,643
10,495,573
7,656,456
9,877,785
9,409,893
8,986,995
8,419,559
8,394,250
7,813,886
7,378,969
6,841,738
6,899,920
6,779,921
6,296,816
6,383,031
5,855,531
5,068,582
4,921,040
4,887,575
4,860,382
4,688,751
4,653,714
4,133,825
4,303,574
4,178,711
3,608,832
3,521,368
3,414,695
3,397,981
3,266,021
3,056,589
2,633,613
2,658,092
2,699,158
2,486,108
2,467,358
2,385,828
2,337,746
2,200,741
2,199,191
2,151,919
2,082,490
2,072,152
2,019,365
1,948,391
1,953,795
1,819,794
1,864,368
1,800,958
1,783,330
1,753,745
1,603,021
1,500,071
1,560,688
1,542,745
1,507,773
1,458,512
1,443,610
1,336,834
161,738
1,089,414
1,284,214
1,280,419
1,277,980
1,253,554
1,170,692
1,136,276
1,110,086
1,108,241
1,089,169
1,085,997
959,314
830,611
893,244
866,265

6,231,032
12,720,392
6,863,214
4,626,103
1,558,575
16,882,359
7,452,647
2,751,468
3,531,975
1,756,652
1,764,230
7,122,110
1,038,983
5,481,275
10,674,832
3,934,128
1,613,528
1,872,300
4,235,085
1,975,423
1,116,708
556,237
516,596
520,846
4,141,326
179,425
542,237
2,636,844
393,762
411,966
153,958
258,312
1,356
152,675
423,389
428,687
103,407
188,287
366,812
169,023
39,563
102,180
225,037
186,618
84,454
89,996
113,504
437,697
136,275
52,930
183,111
4,889
59,876
27,873
75,889
35
146,855
44,719
1,042
6,765
5,661
9,467
15,133
287
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24,390
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420
26,335
234
109,992
297
20
2,618
173
26,441
101,910
179
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357
4,313
1,166,788
221,498
6
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0
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22,516
136,649
82
15,791

441,312
329,490
450,285
349,587
305,444
219,248
213,040
220,668
170,529
184,543
268,859
213,782
196,727
228,264
183,495
197,885
188,728
192,069
142,483
179,403
180,655
118,433
130,903
105,818
120,044
143,640
89,284
87,000
85,980
101,543
88,582
72,122
72,872
86,469
74,476
62,338
60,023
73,463
67,800
62,512
57,635
45,698
48,095
37,014
54,775
69,234
61,625
58,039
74,318
51,006
37,180
37,082
28,602
39,072
34,912
32,716
40,045
77,364
31,113
30,279
29,416
27,911
100,435
26,804
30,860
26,030
27,611
73,578
27,617
21,465
26,379
20,702
20,692
23,282
21,863
16,566
16,418
11,778
21,291
20,424
19,333
19,084
19,183
12,303
9,608
16,846
19,202
19,790
19,250
22,263
17,007
7,938
14,542
15,652
15,960
21,989
8,848
14,191
15,495
5,942

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Top-100 U.S. Airports 2019 | 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)
Cincinnati, OH (CVG)
Chicago, IL (ORD)
New York, NY (JFK)
Indianapolis, IN (IND)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
Ontario, CA (ONT)
Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Newark, NJ (EWR)
Oakland, CA (OAK)
Honolulu, HI (HNL)
Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
San Francisco, CA (SFO)
Houston, TX (IAH)
Seattle, WA (SEA)
Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
Rockford, IL (RFD)
Portland, OR (PDX)
Boston, MA (BOS)
Denver, CO (DEN)
Orlando, FL (MCO)
Minneapolis, MN (MSP)
Washington, DC (IAD)
Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Detroit, MI (DTW)
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (AFW)
Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Hartford, CT (BDL)
San Diego, CA (SAN)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
Columbus, OH (LCK)
Greensboro/High Point, NC (GSO)
Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
Sacramento, CA (SMF)
San Antonio, TX (SAT)
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
Kansas City, MO (MCI)
Huntsville, AL (HSV)
Seattle, WA (BFI)
Allentown/Bethlehem, PA (ABE)
El Paso, TX (ELP)
Reno, NV (RNO)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Austin, TX (AUS)
St. Louis, MO (STL)
Cleveland, OH (CLE)
Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU)
Manchester, NH (MHT)
Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
Milwaukee, WI (MKE)
Sacramento, CA (MHR)
Omaha, NE (OMA)
Columbia, SC (CAE)
Spokane, WA (GEG)
Richmond, VA (RIC)
Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Nashville, TN (BNA)
Harrisburg, PA (MDT)
Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)
Wilmington, OH (ILN)
San Bernardino, CA (SBD)
Stockton, CA (SCK)
Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL)
Riverside, CA (RIV)
Burbank, CA (BUR)
Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID)
San Jose, CA (SJC)
Lubbock, TX (LBB)
Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)
Greer, SC (GSP)
New Orleans, LA (MSY)
Aguadilla, PR (BQN)
Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)
Syracuse, NY (SYR)
Rochester, NY (ROC)
Boise, ID (BOI)
Charleston, SC (CHS)
Buffalo, NY (BUF)
Billings, MT (BIL)
Knoxville, TN (TYS)
Fargo, ND (FAR)
Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (SWF)
Kona, HI (KOA)
Des Moines, IA (DSM)
Tucson, AZ (TUS)
Kahului, HI (OGG)
Long Beach, CA (LGB)
Deadhorse, AK (SCC)
Oklahoma City, OK (OKC)
Everett, WA (PAE)
Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
Madison, WI (MSN)
Fort Wayne, IN (FWA)
Norfolk, VA (ORF)

2,451,711
2,274,436
1,583,528
1,156,800
911,843
839,114
837,080
562,306
528,545
517,332
432,904
409,820
405,519
326,590
319,976
301,939
296,923
272,718
253,005
208,780
193,640
151,147
144,214
139,169
125,923
119,417
119,002
117,701
114,232
111,678
101,906
92,710
86,131
80,591
75,770
71,877
69,547
66,074
64,522
61,474
61,293
59,352
54,623
51,180
50,505
48,672
48,312
46,718
46,305
45,756
44,178
43,642
42,001
41,960
41,535
41,035
37,725
35,636
35,072
33,852
33,671
33,201
32,453
32,144
31,023
30,724
29,293
29,210
26,597
26,259
26,255
26,213
25,989
25,949
25,784
24,975
24,676
24,036
23,893
23,769
22,423
21,410
19,916
19,104
17,835
17,814
17,158
16,914
16,723
16,445
15,680
15,342
15,312
14,633
13,847
13,673
13,075
12,735
12,715
12,300

2,180,073
1,659,802
1,496,984
599,028
238,860
605,539
480,874
212,444
482,260
403,269
432,072
285,548
316,291
314,344
230,922
232,551
107,975
160,826
175,013
206,837
193,605
148,257
104,837
130,445
104,594
107,898
51,927
116,326
112,646
110,105
78,192
92,654
75,460
80,579
72,000
63,332
56,707
66,074
59,998
61,474
54,856
46,661
54,604
17,240
47,090
48,672
47,702
46,718
46,205
39,150
44,106
43,544
40,654
41,960
41,080
39,892
37,725
35,636
35,072
33,851
33,671
32,977
31,149
32,144
31,023
30,724
29,183
29,210
20,612
26,259
26,255
26,213
22,742
25,949
18,703
14,289
24,598
15,859
23,888
23,769
22,422
21,410
16,396
18,595
17,835
17,810
16,912
16,751
15,643
16,445
15,643
15,147
15,306
14,633
13,847
10,129
13,075
12,735
12,706
12,299

271,639
614,635
86,544
557,771
672,983
233,575
356,206
349,862
46,284
114,064
832
124,271
89,228
12,245
89,054
69,388
188,948
111,893
77,992
1,942
35
2,890
39,378
8,724
21,329
11,519
67,075
1,376
1,586
1,573
23,714
56
10,671
11
3,771
8,545
12,840
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4,524
0
6,437
12,692
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33,939
3,415
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6,606
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1,143
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0
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