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Charlotte/Douglas Intl Airport, Charlotte, N.C.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 58.5% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 1,595,488 passengers embarked on 20,057 regularly scheduled flights. About 42% of departures (carrying 64% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 58% of departures (carrying 36% 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 Charlotte/Douglas Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
US Airways Inc. 7,197 894,743 141.4 87.9 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 4,427 193,471 57.1 76.5 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 1,707 117,966 84.7 81.6 %
Piedmont Airlines 1,896 55,189 43.9 66.3 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 247 24,381 117.2 84.2 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 172 21,534 142.7 87.7 %
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp 536 21,183 50 79.0 %
JetBlue Airways 205 17,501 100 85.4 %
American Airlines Inc. 147 17,424 139.8 84.8 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 148 15,909 127.2 84.5 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 327 13,821 50 84.5 %
United Air Lines Inc. 118 12,254 126.0 82.4 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 120 10,888 119.7 75.8 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 261 10,167 47.8 81.5 %
Shuttle America Corp. 146 7,956 73.0 74.6 %
Compass Airlines 114 7,529 76 86.9 %
Mesaba Airlines 90 6,048 76 88.4 %
Comair Inc. 110 4,743 50 86.2 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 104 4,097 48.2 81.7 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 37 2,658 75.3 95.4 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 31 1,843 78.1 76.2 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Charlotte,, N.C.
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Jan. 8, 2003 21 0 1
Accident Charlotte,, N.C.
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March 31, 2002 0 5 11
Accident Charlotte,, N.C.
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June 28, 2008 0 0 0
Accident Charlotte,, N.C.
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June 28, 2008 0 0 0
Incident Charlotte (CLT),, N.C.
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July 15, 2009 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010