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Mc Ghee Tyson Airport, Knoxville, Tenn.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 99.0% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 80,994 passengers embarked on 1,851 regularly scheduled flights. About 6% of departures (carrying 19% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 94% of departures (carrying 81% 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 Mc Ghee Tyson Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 327 13,316 55.3 73.6 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 390 12,681 50 65.0 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 317 11,704 51.7 71.4 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 271 11,134 50.1 82.0 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 260 9,822 49.7 76.0 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 62 3,468 66 84.8 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 18 1,993 117 94.6 %
Piedmont Airlines 64 1,818 49.8 57.0 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 9 1,497 175.4 94.8 %
Shuttle America Corp. 24 1,277 75.8 70.2 %
Comair Inc. 22 686 50 62.4 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 1 76 86 88.4 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR MC GHEE TYSON AIRPORT

NO RECORD OF INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR MC GHEE TYSON AIRPORT

Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010