The FAA is redesigning airspace and addressing airspace inefficiencies, introducing new Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures and making use of Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) to make the Seattle Metroplex airspace more efficient and improving access to its airports. The effort focuses on a number of airports, including Boeing Field/King County International (BFI), Snohomish County (Paine Field) (PAE), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA), and Tacoma Narrows (TIW).

All results are reported by Fiscal Year (FY), October 1 — September 30.

Seattle Average Daily Metroplex Traffic (FY09–FY13)

Source: Operational Network (OPSNET)

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Commercial Air Carriers
General Aviation
Military
Average Daily Traffic
FY Commercial Air Carrier General Aviation Military Total Operations
2009 1,094 963 12 2,069
2010 1,080 930 11 2,021
2011 1,081 884 12 1,977
2012 1,004 813 12 1,829
2013 981 756 8 1,746

Average Daily Scheduled Flights

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)/Air Carrier Statistics Database

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Average Daily Scheduled Flights
FY 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Scheduled Flights 870 845 847 822 747

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