The FAA has updated the airport capacity profiles as part of its ongoing effort to assess the capacity characteristics of the nation’s busiest airports.  The capacity profiles replace the Airport Capacity Benchmark Report, first published in 2001 and revised in 2004.  This 2014 update was necessitated by changes in aviation trends, new runways that have been added to the National Airspace System (NAS), and improved modeling techniques. 

For the purposes of this technical report, capacity is the hourly throughput that an airport’s runways are able to sustain during periods of high demand.  Capacity is represented as the range between the ATC Facility Reported Rate (i.e., called rates) and a model-estimated rate.

Large Hub/Core Airport Profiles
City Airport (and profile link) Airport Code Version
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (PDF, 1.33 MB) ATL July 2014
Boston Boston-Logan International (PDF, 1.17 MB) BOS July 2014
Baltimore Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall Intl. (PDF, 1.02 MB) BWI July 2014
Charlotte Charlotte/Douglas International (PDF, 2.1 MB) CLT Dec. 2015
Washington, DC Ronald Reagan Washington National (PDF, 1.11 MB) DCA July 2014
Denver Denver International (PDF, 1.08 MB) DEN July 2014
Dallas-Fort Worth Dallas/Fort Worth International (PDF, 1.15 MB) DFW July 2014
Detroit Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (PDF, 1.24 MB) DTW July 2014
Newark Newark Liberty International (PDF, 1.19 MB) EWR July 2014
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (PDF, 1.49 MB) FLL Dec. 2015
Honolulu Honolulu International (PDF, 1.01 MB) HNL July 2014
Washington, DC Washington Dulles International (PDF, 1.75 MB) IAD Oct. 2015
Houston Houston George Bush Intercontinental (PDF, 1.12 MB) IAH July 2014
New York New York John F. Kennedy International (PDF, 1.05 MB) JFK July 2014
Las Vegas Las Vegas McCarran International (PDF, 1.39 MB) LAS Oct. 2015
Los Angeles Los Angeles International (PDF, 1.21 MB) LAX July 2014
New York New York LaGuardia (PDF, 1.01 MB) LGA July 2014
Orlando Orlando International (PDF, 1.07 MB) MCO July 2014
Chicago Chicago Midway International (PDF, 1.18 MB) MDW July 2014
Memphis Memphis International (PDF, 1.23 MB) MEM July 2014
Miami Miami International (PDF, 1.09 MB) MIA July 2014
Minneapolis-St Paul Minneapolis-Saint Paul International (PDF, 1.28 MB) MSP July 2014
Chicago Chicago O'Hare International (PDF, 1.30 MB) ORD July 2014
Philadelphia Philadelphia International (PDF, 1.21 MB) PHL July 2014
Phoenix Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PDF, 1.01 MB) PHX July 2014
Portland Portland International (PDF, 1.37 MB) PDX Oct. 2015
San Diego San Diego International (PDF, 1.13 MB) SAN July 2014
Seattle-Tacoma Seattle-Tacoma International (PDF, 1.29 MB) SEA July 2014
San Francisco San Francisco International (PDF, 1.29 MB) SFO July 2014
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City International (PDF, 1.16 MB) SLC July 2014
Tampa Tampa International (PDF, 1.07 MB) TPA July 2014
Additional Airport Capacity Profiles
City Airport (and profile link) Airport Code Version
Long Beach Long Beach-Daugherty Field (PDF) LGB July 2014
Oakland Metropolitan Oakland International (PDF, 1.14 MB) OAK July 2014
Orange Country John Wayne-Orange County (PDF, 1.09 MB) SNA July 2014