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Table 3-9: Top 50 Airports by Landed Weight of All-Cargo Operations: 2008–2013

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(In thousand short tons)

Airport Rank in 2013 Landed weight
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Memphis International (MEM) 1 9,750 9,464 9,772 10,152 10,492 10,946
Ted Stevens Anchorage International (ANC) 2 8,976 7,762 9,732 8,887 8,261 7,991
Louisville International-Standiford Field (SDF) 3 5,223 5,139 5,319 5,491 5,548 5,632
Miami International (MIA) 4 2,103 1,750 2,448 2,184 2,278 3,432
Indianapolis International (IND) 5 3,494 3,176 3,453 3,317 3,574 3,424
Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) 6 2,564 2,288 2,359 2,407 2,470 2,634
Los Angeles International (LAX) 7 2,876 1,884 1,977 2,022 2,102 2,100
John F Kennedy International (JFK) 8 104 564 1,216 1,410 1,594 1,711
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG) 9 2,222 1,591 1,962 1,972 1,747 1,686
Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) 10 1,614 1,436 1,516 1,532 1,544 1,531
Newark Liberty International (EWR) 11 1,742 1,341 1,324 1,340 1,323 1,362
Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK) 12 1,727 1,464 1,489 1,525 1,427 1,267
Ontario International (ONT) 13 1,350 1,168 1,121 1,157 1,181 1,186
Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) 14 1,167 1,278 1,314 1,328 1,014 1,094
Honolulu International (HNL) 15 1,032 1,021 1,062 1,057 988 1,058
Philadelphia International (PHL) 16 1,264 1,132 994 975 942 942
George Bush Intercontinental/Houston (IAH) 17 754 784 763 808 788 852
Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) 18 747 803 697 679 645 693
Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) 19 675 610 607 620 650 688
Denver International (DEN) 20 625 624 619 605 602 630
San Francisco International (SFO) 21 775 747 652 622 599 596
Portland International (PDX) 22 656 545 531 567 581 569
Salt Lake City International (SLC) 23 521 449 424 428 438 467
Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain (MSP) 24 492 418 409 403 390 433
Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU) 25 431 543 441 434 425 424
Rafael Hernandez (BQN) 26 710 564 459 444 411 396
Chicago/Rockford International (RFD) 27 433 382 365 375 364 387
San Antonio International (SAT) 28 418 447 453 455 396 380
Boeing Field/King County International (BFI) 29 412 336 337 374 405 369
General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS) 30 562 474 512 484 438 366
Bradley International (BDL) 31 322 255 257 333 411 358
Orlando International (MCO) 32 425 391 398 403 363 349
Rickenbacker International (LCK) 33 365 323 342 327 347 348
San Diego International (SAN) 34 354 292 276 301 333 341
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) 35 333 319 315 325 341 339
Fort Worth Alliance (AFW) 36 449 299 350 449 317 318
Piedmont Triad International (GSO) 37 232 279 306 304 303 303
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) 38 315 290 299 297 284 284
El Paso International (ELP) 39 227 166 249 261 260 257
Manchester (MHT) 40 228 235 236 242 244 247
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) 41 294 228 216 212 214 244
Washington Dulles International (IAD) 42 279 187 248 245 222 243
Laredo International (LRD) 43 224 196 264 267 277 240
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) 44 285 215 225 223 233 239
General Mitchell International (MKE) 45 252 219 220 217 220 227
Spokane International (GEG) 46 336 251 238 213 224 223
Reno/Tahoe International (RNO) 47 296 199 199 208 210 221
Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field (HSV) 48 234 168 175 186 219 214
Des Moines International (DSM) 49 213 223 186 192 175 214
Kansas City International (MCI) 50 298 240 217 213 216 208
Top 50 airports, total1   62,092 55,727 59,873 59,663 59,098 60,663
United States, all airports2   71,147 63,191 67,530 67,194 66,356 68,655
Top 50 airports as percent of U.S. total   87.27 88.19 88.66 88.79 89.06 88.36

1The sum of the top 50 airports in earlier years will not be equal to the total since some of the top 50 airports in earlier years are not in the top 50 list in 2013.

2Includes Puerto Rico and Guam.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data, available at www.faa.gov/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017