Airports in the USA

The USA covers a size of about 9.8 M km², making the air travel a customary way of getting around the country. Also, USA is in the top 5 visiting countries in the world. Therefore, it’s no wonder country has more than 5000 public airports and 14.000 private airports, by far the most in the world. According to FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), almost 3 million people fly in and out of USA airports each day. Furthermore, some of the airports are ranked in the top 50 world airports, based on passengers reviews. USA airports are categorized by FAA standards, and they can be: large hub, medium hub, small hub and nonhub airports.

Categories of airports in the USA are based on the passenger numbers. However, even though some airport is categorized as a small hub, it can still have a significant number of passengers. That is because all the large hub airports handle tens of millions of passengers.

Here is the list of top 10 busiest USA airports, ordered by a total amount of passengers:

  1. Atlanta International Airport
  2. Los Angeles International Airport
  3. Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  4. Dallas Forth Worth International Airport
  5. Denver International Airport
  6. John F. Kennedy International Airport
  7. San Francisco International Airport
  8. Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
  9. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
  10. Orlando International Airport

And here is the list of the biggest international airports in the US, in terms of size:

  1. Denver International Airport
  2. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  3. Washington International Airport
  4. Orlando International Airport
  5. George Bush Intercontinental
  6. Salt Lake City International Airport
  7. O’Hare Airport
  8. San Francisco Airport
  9. JFK International Airport
  10. Detroit Airport

According to FAA data, Chicago O’Hare and Atlanta Airport are two US airports with most aircraft operations. As for the airlines at USA airports, there are 10 major US airlines, which cover most of the scheduled traffic:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines

Below you can find a list of international airports, grouped by each state. Besides international airports, regional and small American airports are listed. Click on the state name to see detailed guides about each airport. Also, make sure to check the map of the airports in the USA at the bottom of the text. 

List of USA Airports

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Airports in American Samoa
Airports in Guam
Airports in Northern Marianas
Airports in Puerto Rico
Airports in U.S. Virgin Islands

US Airports Map

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