U.S. air carriers - total performed aircraft departures 1991-2019

The statistic shows the number of aircraft departures performed by U.S. air carriers from 1991 to 2019. There were over 9.77 million such departures in 2019, up from 9.56 million departures the previous year.

Total number of aircraft departures performed by U.S. air carriers* from 1991 to 2019

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Release date

May 2020


United States

Survey time period

1991 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Total performed departures include scheduled departures minus those scheduled departures that did not occur plus unscheduled service.
To retrieve the data click T3: U.S. Air Carrier Airport Activity Statistics, select Analysis from the quarter row, select Time Series as analysis type, select None as filter categories, DepPerformed as filter variables and click recalculate.

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