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Memphis Intl Airport, Memphis, Tenn.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 74.3% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 500,692 passengers embarked on 8,343 regularly scheduled flights. About 26% of departures (carrying 46% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 74% of departures (carrying 54% 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 Memphis Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Northwest Airlines Inc. 1,730 190,797 130.1 84.8 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 3,335 140,087 51.1 82.3 %
Mesaba Airlines 1,416 53,440 51.8 72.9 %
Compass Airlines 414 26,747 76 85.0 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 293 19,723 82.4 81.7 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 153 17,014 142.6 78.0 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 148 12,756 117 73.7 %
American Airlines Inc. 138 11,361 140.6 58.6 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 249 8,867 50 71.2 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 156 7,083 57.4 79.1 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 144 5,027 51.9 67.3 %
Shuttle America Corp. 36 2,264 75.8 82.9 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 11 673 69.3 88.3 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 4 250 70 89.3 %
Trans States Airlines 1 0 50 0 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR MEMPHIS INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Memphis,, Tenn.
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2006-11-10 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010