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Los Angeles Intl Airport, Los Angeles, Calif.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 22.8% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 2,160,845 passengers embarked on 19,562 regularly scheduled flights. About 74% of departures (carrying 91% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 26% of departures (carrying 8% 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 Los Angeles Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
American Airlines Inc. 2,536 394,228 170.5 91.2 %
United Air Lines Inc. 2,670 387,829 168.0 86.4 %
Southwest Airlines Co. 3,452 326,847 136.4 69.4 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 1,227 215,517 189.2 92.9 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 767 124,580 176.4 92.1 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 755 119,467 176.5 89.7 %
Alaska Airlines Inc. 840 112,115 152.4 87.6 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 3,457 111,345 43.0 74.9 %
US Airways Inc. 672 90,365 155.7 86.4 %
Virgin America 631 79,000 143.9 87.0 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 1,066 37,112 44 79.1 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 275 35,432 137 94.0 %
Horizon Air 502 31,357 74.5 83.8 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 180 22,634 133.3 94.3 %
Hawaiian Airlines Inc. 93 21,814 261.4 89.7 %
JetBlue Airways 119 14,925 150 83.6 %
Spirit Air Lines 62 8,674 145 96.5 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 58 3,646 66.8 94.2 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR LOS ANGELES INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Incident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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Aug. 19, 2004 0 0 0
Accident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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Sept. 13, 2004 0 1 0
Accident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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June 12, 2005 0 0 0
Incident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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Sept. 21, 2005 0 0 0
Accident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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April 12, 2007 0 1 5
Accident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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May 21, 2009 0 0 0
Incident Los Angeles,, Calif.
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Sept. 8, 2009 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010