Share of air travelers by region of origin 2015

The statistic depicts the results of a 2015 survey among U.S. air travelers based on their type of geographic region of origin. More than 30 percent of respondents came from urban areas, while only eight percent came from rural areas.

Structure of U.S. airline travelers in 2015, by type of population density in region of residence

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Release date

April 2016


United States

Survey time period

December 14 to 22, 2015

Number of respondents

3,019 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This study references similar research conducted by Gallup on behalf of the Air Transport Association of America (now known as Airlines for America) in 1998 for trending purposes.

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