Air traffic - U.S. passenger-miles 2007-2018

This statistic represents passenger-miles in U.S. air traffic from 2007 through 2018. In 2018, U.S. passengers covered a distance of around 730.7 billion miles by plane. According to the source, air traffic passenger miles are defined as aircraft-miles flown on each inter airport segment multiplied by the number of passengers carried on that segment.

U.S. air traffic passenger-miles from 2007 to 2018

YearU.S. passenger-miles in millions
2018730,710
2017693,818
2016670,436
2015641,905
2014607,772
2013589,692
2012580,501
2011575,613
2010564,695
2009551,741
2008583,292
2007607,564
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

To retrieve the data, select Analysis from the Carrier Region row and select Time Series as the Analysis Type.
Air carrier passenger-miles are computed by summing the products of the aircraft-miles flown on each inter airport segment multiplied by the number of passengers carried on that segment.
Air traffic includes air carriers (certificated, domestic, all services) and general aviation (all operations other than those operating under 14 CFR and 14 CFR 135).
Values have been rounded.

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