Airports and Landing Areas

Airports and Landing Areas 1965-2009

Current as of Dec. 2009
Source: FAA U.S. Civil Airmen Statistics

* Airports, stolports, heliports, and seaplane bases (1965-1998 airport data includes stolports)
Data for most recent year is preliminary.
— Not available

Year Public-Use Airports Private-Use Airports Total Airports Public-Use Landing Facilities * Private-Use Landing Facilities * Military Total Landing Facilities *
2009 5,178 14,120 274 19,750
2008 5,205 14,451 277 19,930
2007 5,221 14,839 281 20,341
2006 5,233 14,757 19,983
2005 5,270 14,584 19,854
2004 5,288 14,532 19,820
2003 5,286 14,295 19,581
2002 5,286 14,286 19,572
2001 5,008 8,274 13,282 5,294 14,062 19,356
2000 5,041 8,634 13,675 5,317 13,964 19,281
1999 5,046 8,532 13,578 5,324 13,774 19,098
1998 5,072 8,341 13,413 5,352 13,378 18,770
1997 5,075 8,117 13,192 5,357 12,988 18,345
1996 5,104 8,071 13,175 5,389 12,903 18,292
1995 5,130 8,015 13,145 5,415 12,809 18,224
1994 5,181 8,021 13,202 5,474 12,869 18,343
1993 5,228 8,000 13,228 5,538 12,779 18,317
1992 5,236 7,780 13,016 5,545 12,301 17,846
1991 5,245 7,659 12,904 5,551 12,030 17,581
1990 5,270 7,644 12,920 5,589 11,901 17,490
1989 5,302 7,644 12,946 5,626 11,820 17,446
1988 5,352 7,598 12,950 5,680 11,647 17,327
1987 5,385 7,522 12,907 5,723 11,292 17,015
1986 5,434 7,351 12,785 5,775 10,807 16,582
1985 5,520 7,225 12,812 5,858 10,461 16,319
1984 5,576 7,070 12,648 5,922 10,157 16,079
1983 5,628 7,025 12,653 5,987 10,042 16,029
1982 5,728 6,868 12,596 6,127 9,704 15,831
1981 5,846 6,581 12,427 6,290 9,186 15,476
1980 5,984 6,256 12,240 6,519 8,642 15,161
1979 6,121 5,943 12,064 6,659 8,087 14,746
1978 6,294 5,712 12,006 6,863 7,711 14,574
1977 6,334 5,379 11,713 6,902 7,215 14,117
1976 6,393 5,162 11,555 6,975 6,795 13,770
1975 6,437 4,787 11,224 7,005 6,246 13,251
1974 6,522 4,638 11,160 7,099 5,963 13,062
1973 6,558 4,403 10,961 7,125 5,575 12,700
1972 6,597 4,249 10,846 7,143 5,262 12,405
1971 6,612 4,027 10,639 7,143 4,927 12,070
1970 6,611 3,429 10,040 7,084 4,177 11,261
1969 6,710 3,199 9,909 7,192 3,858 11,050
1968 9,504 NA 10,470
1967 9,276 10,126
1966 8,891 9,673
1965 8,803 9,566

Updated Friday, March 25, 2011