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Number of U.S. Airports(a)
"Details may not add up to totals due to rounding in the source."
KEY: R = revised; U = data are not available.
a Includes civil and joint-use civil-military airports, heliports, STOL (short takeoff and landing) ports, and seaplane bases in the United States and its territories. Sole-use military airports are included beginning in 2007.
b Total airports in 2006 does not sum from Public and Private based on the source data.
c Certificated airports serve air-carrier operations with aircraft seating more than 9 passengers but less than 31 passenger seats. As of 2005, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) no longer certificates military airports.
d 2015 data are not available.
1980-2011: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Administrator's Fact Book (Washington, DC), available at http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/aba/admin_factb....
2012-16: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, personal communication, as of Aug. 21, 2014, Aug. 31, 2015, Jun. 22, 2017.