Number of public and private airports in the United States from 1990 to 2016*

U.S. airports - public and private 1990-2016 This statistic represents the number of public and private airports in the United States between 1990 and 2016, with a breakdown by type. In 2016, there were about 5,136 public airports in the United States, down from 5,145 in 2014. The number of private airports increased from 13,863 in 2014 to 14,112 in 2016.
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Public usePrivate use
905,58911,901
955,41512,809
005,31713,964
015,29414,062
025,28614,286
035,28614,295
045,28814,532
055,27014,584
065,23314,757
075,22114,839
085,20214,451
095,17814,298
105,17514,353
115,17214,339
125,17114,269
135,15514,009
145,14513,863
165,13614,112
Public usePrivate use
905,58911,901
955,41512,809
005,31713,964
015,29414,062
025,28614,286
035,28614,295
045,28814,532
055,27014,584
065,23314,757
075,22114,839
085,20214,451
095,17814,298
105,17514,353
115,17214,339
125,17114,269
135,15514,009
145,14513,863
165,13614,112
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This statistic represents the number of public and private airports in the United States between 1990 and 2016, with a breakdown by type. In 2016, there were about 5,136 public airports in the United States, down from 5,145 in 2014. The number of private airports increased from 13,863 in 2014 to 14,112 in 2016.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2016
Supplementary notes
Includes civil and joint-use civil-military airports, heliports, STOL (short takeoff and landing) ports, and seaplane bases in the United States and its territories. Sole-use military airports are not included.
* 2015 data was not available.

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