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Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl Airport, Atlanta, Ga.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 45.0% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 4,074,161 passengers embarked on 42,720 regularly scheduled flights. About 56% of departures (carrying 78% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 43% of departures (carrying 22% of passengers) were on regional carriers.

Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Carriers operating at Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Delta Air Lines Inc. 14,994 2,194,563 166.3 88.0 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 7,366 770,930 123.2 84.9 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 14,169 663,914 56.1 83.5 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 1,425 93,060 76.0 85.9 %
American Airlines Inc. 586 65,140 142.4 78.1 %
Shuttle America Corp. 909 52,952 73.9 78.8 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 156 41,348 338.5 78.3 %
US Airways Inc. 298 32,223 118.0 91.6 %
Comair Inc. 474 26,975 65.5 86.8 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 300 26,122 118.8 73.3 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 386 24,727 71.7 89.4 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 93 12,307 135.8 97.5 %
Spirit Air Lines 93 11,702 145 86.8 %
United Air Lines Inc. 91 8,985 129.0 76.5 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 199 8,062 50 81.0 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 213 7,482 47.0 74.8 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 108 6,729 71.9 86.7 %
Mesaba Airlines 292 5,733 34 57.7 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 54 2,840 70 75.1 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 34 2,263 70 95.1 %
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp 8 341 50 85.3 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR HARTSFIELD - JACKSON ATLANTA INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2002-04-05 0 0 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2002-05-29 0 1 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2002-06-02 0 0 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2003-03-01 0 1 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2003-08-01 0 0 0
Incident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2004-03-05 0 0 0
Incident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2004-07-13 0 0 0
Incident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2007-01-10 0 0 0
Incident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2007-04-22 0 0 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2007-07-12 0 1 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2009-03-28 0 1 0
Incident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2009-06-11 0 0 0
Incident Atlanta Hartsfield Intl. Apt. (KATL),, Ga.
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2009-10-19 0 0 0
Accident Atlanta,, Ga.
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2009-10-27 0 1 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010