CivMetrics collects key travel and tourism data for the largest cities in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at deplanements at major US airports. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com. Data is from airport statistical reports.
Has incoming air traffic to major airports recovered to pre-COVID levels? Not quite; as of October 2021, deplanements (people getting OFF planes at an airport) were still down -18% from pre-pandemic levels. At the bottom of this page, find a sortable table of the 60 largest airports, and comparative deplanement data. But first, a couple highlights:
There is only one airport in the US that is seeing more deplanements than it did pre-COVID: Southwest Florida International, where deplanements were up 20% in Oct ’21 compared to Oct ’19.
These are the 10 airports where deplanements are still dramatically down from Oct ’19 levels:
Below, find a sortable table of the 60 largest airports, and comparative deplanement data.