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Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 55.4% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 791,553 passengers embarked on 11,409 regularly scheduled flights. About 45% of departures (carrying 68% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 55% of departures (carrying 32% 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
US Airways Inc. 1,910 170,458 125.4 71.2 %
American Airlines Inc. 889 107,380 144.4 83.6 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 548 66,562 155.4 78.1 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 532 57,208 140.8 76.4 %
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp 1,506 54,222 50 72.0 %
United Air Lines Inc. 417 47,116 139.2 81.2 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 867 28,254 46.0 70.8 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 263 27,622 128.9 81.5 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 250 23,496 121.9 77.1 %
Comair Inc. 652 21,063 57.7 56.0 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 480 16,652 50 69.4 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 93 14,159 161.2 94.5 %
Shuttle America Corp. 469 13,845 75.7 39.0 %
Alaska Airlines Inc. 93 13,121 157.0 89.8 %
Spirit Air Lines 93 11,804 145 87.5 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 327 10,843 50 66.3 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 193 6,037 50 62.6 %
Colgan Air 185 5,366 56.2 51.7 %
Mesaba Airlines 57 3,720 76 85.9 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 129 3,384 50 52.5 %
Piedmont Airlines 34 686 37 54.5 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Incident Rockville,, Va.
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Nov. 17, 2002 0 0 0
Incident Washington,, D.C.
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June 17, 2002 0 0 1
Accident Washington,, D.C.
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June 7, 2005 1 0 0
Accident Washington,, D.C.
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Feb. 17, 2008 0 0 0
Accident Washington,, D.C.
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Feb. 17, 2008 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010