45 busiest US airports by total passenger traffic (2014)

Top-US-Airports

Listed according to data compiled by Airports Council International North America, and ranked according to total passengers during 2014.

This list has the same 99 airports as the FAA list, but the order is slightly different. The FAA ranks by passengers boarding. ACI ranks by sum of boarding, disembarking, and flying through without leaving airplane. The statistics are slightly more than twice as high.

ank Airport name Location IATA Code Traffic Aircraft
Passengers  % Chg.
2013/14
Movements  % Chg.
2013/14
1 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport Atlanta, Georgia ATL 96,178,899 Increase1.9% 868,359 Decrease4.7%
2 Los Angeles International Airport Los Angeles, California LAX 70,663,265 Increase6.0% 708,674 Increase1.7%
3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport Chicago, Illinois ORD 69,999,010 Increase4.5% 881,933 Decrease0.2%
4 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas DFW 63,554,402 Increase5.1% 679,820 Increase0.3%
5 Denver International Airport Denver, Colorado DEN 53,472,514 Increase1.7% 565,525 Decrease2.9%
6 John F. Kennedy International Airport New York, New York JFK 53,254,533 Increase5.6% 422,415 Increase4.0%
7 San Francisco International Airport San Francisco, California SFO 47,114,631 Increase4.8% 431,633 Increase2.4%
8 Charlotte Douglas International Airport Charlotte, North Carolina CLT 44,279,504 Increase1.9% 545,178 Decrease2.3%
9 McCarran International Airport Las Vegas, Nevada LAS 42,869,517 Increase4.7% 522,399 Increase0.3%
10 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Phoenix, Arizona PHX 42,134,662 Increase4.4% 430,461 Decrease1.3%
11 George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston, Texas IAH 41,239,700 Increase3.6% 499,802 Increase0.6%
12 Miami International Airport Miami, Florida MIA 40,941,879 Increase0.9% 402,663 Increase0.9%
13 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport SeaTac, Washington SEA 37,498,267 Increase7.7% 337,132 Increase7.3%
14 Orlando International Airport Orlando, Florida MCO 35,714,091 Increase2.7% 290,331 Decrease0.5%
15 Newark Liberty International Airport Newark, New Jersey EWR 35,610,759 Increase1.7% 395,524 Decrease4.4%
16 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota MSP 35,147,083 Increase3.7% 412,586 Decrease4.3%
17 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Romulus, Michigan DTW 32,513,555 Increase0.4% 392 635 Decrease7.8%
18 Logan International Airport Boston, Massachusetts BOS 31,658,351 Increase4.7% 363 797 Increase0.7%
19 Philadelphia International Airport Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PHL 30,740,180 Increase0.8% 419,253 Decrease3.1%
20 LaGuardia Airport New York, New York LGA 26,954,588 Increase1.0% 360,834 Decrease2.7%
21 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport Fort Lauderdale, Florida FLL 24,648,306 Increase4.6% 258,344 Increase1.1%
22 Baltimore–Washington International Airport Anne Arundel County, Maryland BWI 22,312,676 Decrease0.8% 245,121 Decrease5.6%
23 Washington Dulles International Airport Dulles, Virginia IAD 21,420,385 Decrease1.7% 289,278 Decrease6.0%
24 Salt Lake City International Airport Salt Lake City, Utah SLC 21,141,610 Increase4.7% 324,955 Decrease1.7%
25 Chicago Midway International Airport Chicago, Illinois MDW 21,069,564 Increase3.5% 249,252 Decrease1.1%
26 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Arlington County, Virginia DCA 20,784,384 Increase1.9% 283,174 Decrease3.2%
27 Honolulu International Airport Honolulu, Hawaii HNL 19,972,910 Increase1.0% 280,732 Increase0.1%
28 San Diego International Airport San Diego, California SAN 18,758,751 Increase5.9% 191,761 Increase2.0%
29 Tampa International Airport Tampa, Florida TPA 17,552,707 Increase3.7% 183,987 Decrease1.3%
30 Portland International Airport Portland, Oregon PDX 15,916,512 Increase5.9% 216,253 Increase3.0%
31 Lambert–St. Louis International Airport St. Louis, Missouri STL 12,384,015 Decrease1.5% 183,920 Decrease2.3%
32 William P. Hobby Airport Houston, Texas HOU 11,945,825 Increase7.5% 182,473 Increase0.2%
33 Nashville International Airport Nashville, Tennessee BNA 11,039,634 Increase6.6% 176,269 Increase0.3%
34 Austin–Bergstrom International Airport Austin, Texas AUS 10,718,854 Increase7.0% 182,468 Increase3.3%
35 Oakland International Airport Oakland, California OAK 10,336,788 Increase6.1% 203,694 Increase1.2%
36 Kansas City International Airport Kansas City, Missouri MCI 10,166,881 Increase3.0% N/A N/A
37 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport New Orleans, Louisiana MSY 9,942,767 Increase6.4% N/A N/A
38 Raleigh–Durham International Airport Wake County, North Carolina RDU 9,463,598 Increase2.9% 183,487 Decrease1.1%
39 Dallas Love Field Dallas, Texas DAL 9,413,636 Increase11.1% 182,949 Increase3.1%
40 John Wayne Airport Santa Ana, California SNA 9,386,033 Increase1.7% 269,189 Increase8.4%
41 Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport San Jose, California SJC 9,385,212 Increase6.9% N/A N/A
42 Sacramento International Airport Sacramento, California SMF 8,972,756 Increase3.3% N/A N/A
43 San Antonio International Airport San Antonio, Texas SAT 8,369,628 Increase1.4% N/A N/A
44 Pittsburgh International Airport Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania PIT 7,998,970 Increase1.5% N/A N/A
45 Southwest Florida International Airport Fort Myers, Florida RSW 7,970,493 Increase4.4% N/A N/A

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