Busiest U.S. airports in 2018, based on the number of passengers enplaned
(in millions)
Busiest U.S. airports - number of passengers 2018
In 2018, Atlanta International Airport was the busiest airport in the United States, transporting over 52.2 million passengers. In that same year, Atlanta was also the main hub of Delta Air Lines.

Delta Air Lines – additional information

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines is the third major airline and legacy carrier in the United States, with a 17.2 percent market share. As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Delta is a member of SkyTeam and SkyTeam Cargo. In 2019, Delta Air Lines was ranked second within the traditional airline segment, with a satisfaction index score of 788.

Major airports in the U.S.

In 2018, Chicago O’Hare International Airport was the first leading domestic airport hub in terms of connectivity index and number of airport operations implemented. In that same year, Honolulu International Airport was the most punctual major hub in the U.S.
Busiest U.S. airports in 2018, based on the number of passengers enplaned
(in millions)
U.S. airportPassengers enplanements in millions
Atlanta GA (ATL)52.26
Los Angeles, CA
(LAX)
43.27
Chicago, IL
(ORD)
40.04
Dallas, TX
(DFW)
32.92
Denver, CO
(DEN)
31.68
New York, NY
(JFK)
30.75
San Francisco, CA
(SFO)
28
Seattle, WA
(SEA)
24.08
Las Vegas, NV
(LAS)
24.01
Orlando, FL
(MCO)
23.33
Newark, NJ
(EWR)
22.89
Charlotte, NC
(CLT)
22.33
Phoenix, AZ
(PHX)
21.88
Houston, TX
(IAH)
21.27
Miami FL
(MIA)
21.1
Boston, MA br>(BOS)20.07
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

All values are for non-stop segment flights reported by both U.S. and foreign air carriers.
The figures have been rounded.
To retrieve the data, select T-100 Segment (All Carriers), then select Analysis from the Origin Airport row. After that, select 2018 as the filter year, click recalculate and sort the data by Value Descending.

Busiest U.S. airports - number of passengers 2018
In 2018, Atlanta International Airport was the busiest airport in the United States, transporting over 52.2 million passengers. In that same year, Atlanta was also the main hub of Delta Air Lines.

Delta Air Lines – additional information

U.S.-based Delta Air Lines is the third major airline and legacy carrier in the United States, with a 17.2 percent market share. As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Delta is a member of SkyTeam and SkyTeam Cargo. In 2019, Delta Air Lines was ranked second within the traditional airline segment, with a satisfaction index score of 788.

Major airports in the U.S.

In 2018, Chicago O’Hare International Airport was the first leading domestic airport hub in terms of connectivity index and number of airport operations implemented. In that same year, Honolulu International Airport was the most punctual major hub in the U.S.
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