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Philadelphia Intl Airport, Philadelphia, Pa.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 53.7% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 1,479,683 passengers embarked on 18,725 regularly scheduled flights. About 47% of departures (carrying 72% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 53% of departures (carrying 28% 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 Philadelphia Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
US Airways Inc. 4,777 606,518 152.3 83.4 %
Southwest Airlines Co. 1,945 205,878 136.3 77.7 %
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp 3,842 151,771 50 79.0 %
Piedmont Airlines 2,421 64,623 39.0 68.4 %
American Airlines Inc. 445 56,247 143.8 87.9 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 361 52,355 157.0 92.4 %
United Air Lines Inc. 413 48,755 139.6 84.6 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 297 30,592 121.8 84.6 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 268 29,141 128.7 84.5 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 163 23,168 153.0 92.9 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 459 15,640 50 68.1 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 319 11,986 48.4 77.6 %
Comair Inc. 273 10,992 59.7 67.4 %
Compass Airlines 139 9,009 76 85.3 %
USA 3000 Airlines 50 5,326 168 63.4 %
Trans States Airlines 120 5,029 50 83.8 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 109 4,701 50 86.3 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 31 3,959 135.9 94.0 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 89 3,784 50 85.0 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 62 3,769 70 86.8 %
Commutair Aka Champlain Enterprises, Inc. 106 2,434 37 62.1 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 44 1,553 50 70.6 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR PHILADELPHIA INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Philadelphia,, Pa.
See incident details
Oct. 27, 2004 0 0 1
Incident Philadelphia,, Pa.
See incident details
Nov. 16, 2008 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010