Metroplex Daily Average by Fiscal Year* Projected Annual Benefits**
2013 Total Operations 2012 Scheduled Flights
Fuel Savings
(Gallons of fuel in millions)
Value of Fuel Savings
(Fuel costs in millions)
Carbon Savings
(Metric tons of carbon in thousands)
Atlanta 3,207 2,465 2.9 $8.3 30.0
Boston 2,352 1,258
Charlotte 2,696 2,028 3.7 $10.2 35.0
Chicago 4,341 3,139
Cleveland 727 475
D.C. 2,853 2,103 2.5 $6.4 25.0
Denver 2,736 1,629
Detroit 1,856 1,084
Houston 2,973 1,866 3.0 $9.2 31.0
Las Vegas Valley 2,015 879
Memphis 854 737
Minneapolis-St. Paul 1,800 1,068
New York/Philadelphia 6,900 4,209
North Texas 4,025 1,978 4.1 $10.3 41.0
Northern California 3,100 1,813 2.3 $6.5 23.0
Orlando 2,203 743 7.7 $23.0 79.5
Phoenix 1,665 1,100 2.0 $6.0 19.0
Seattle 1,746 822
South Florida 3,536 1,376 7.7 $23.0 79.5
Southern California 5,716 2,508 3.4 $10.1 34.0
Tampa 1,171 462 7.7 $23.0 79.5
Sources: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and FAA
*Most recent available data shown
**Benefits are only available for those metroplexes where the OAPM program has conducted studies. Optimization activities for the Tampa, Orlando and South Florida metroplexes have been combined to provide airspace efficiencies for the entire region.