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John F Kennedy Intl Airport, New York, N.Y.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 23.8% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 1,678,322 passengers embarked on 15,154 regularly scheduled flights. About 72% of departures (carrying 89% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 28% of departures (carrying 11% 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 John F Kennedy Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
JetBlue Airways 5,210 606,950 137.3 84.9 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 2,925 464,857 179.7 88.4 %
American Airlines Inc. 1,689 288,769 199.3 85.8 %
Comair Inc. 2,749 124,071 53.8 83.9 %
Virgin America 310 42,644 149 92.3 %
United Air Lines Inc. 387 40,205 110 94.4 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 970 34,572 43.1 82.7 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 240 30,744 155.7 82.3 %
US Airways Inc. 123 16,531 148.9 90.2 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 219 9,535 50 87.1 %
Mesaba Airlines 61 2,855 76 61.6 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 71 2,750 50 77.5 %
Compass Airlines 29 1,718 76 77.9 %
Shuttle America Corp. 17 970 70 81.5 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR JOHN F KENNEDY INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Jamaica,, N.Y.
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2003-09-02 0 0 0
Accident Jamaica,, N.Y.
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2003-12-02 0 0 0
Incident New York,, N.Y.
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2007-02-10 0 0 0
Incident Jamaica,, N.Y.
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2007-12-17 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010