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Dallas/Fort Worth Intl Airport, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 35.3% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 2,580,682 passengers embarked on 26,251 regularly scheduled flights. About 65% of departures (carrying 84% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 35% of departures (carrying 15% 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 Dallas/Fort Worth Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
American Airlines Inc. 14,587 1,908,256 149.0 87.8 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 7,027 282,585 51.8 77.6 %
US Airways Inc. 525 63,503 135.6 89.2 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 351 47,238 147.5 91.2 %
Executive Airlines 1,053 44,106 65.6 63.8 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 361 40,365 123.8 90.3 %
United Air Lines Inc. 298 34,442 134.6 85.9 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 261 25,233 107.8 89.7 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 293 24,929 119.1 71.4 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 180 21,039 132.8 88.0 %
Alaska Airlines Inc. 93 13,780 157.4 94.2 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 181 11,570 72.6 88.1 %
Mesaba Airlines 152 10,161 76 88.0 %
Shuttle America Corp. 176 9,190 70 74.6 %
Comair Inc. 145 8,857 73.2 83.5 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 141 6,363 50 90.3 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 103 4,129 50 80.2 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 1 36 50 72 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Dallas,, Texas
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2002-03-06 0 0 0
Accident DFW Airport,, Texas
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2003-04-16 0 1 1
Accident Fort Worth,, Texas
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2003-06-12 0 2 0
Incident Dallas,, Texas
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2004-06-11 0 0 1
Accident Fort Worth,, Texas
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2004-10-25 0 1 0
Accident DFW Int'l Apt,, Texas
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2006-04-25 0 1 0
Accident Dallas,, Texas
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2008-05-27 0 1 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010