Metroplex Daily Average by Fiscal Year* Projected Annual Benefits**
2013 Total Operations 2013 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 2,233 2.9 $8.3 30.0
Boston 2,352 1,139
Charlotte 2,696 1,890 3.7 $10.2 35.0
Chicago 4,341 2,812
Cleveland 727 407
D.C. 2,853 1,904 2.5 $6.4 25.0
Denver 2,736 1,439
Detroit 1,856 1,037
Houston 2,973 1,710 3.0 $9.2 31.0
Las Vegas Valley 2,015 787
Memphis 854 530
Minneapolis-St. Paul 1,800 1,006
New York/Philadelphia 6,900 3,810
North Texas 4,025 1,898 4.1 $10.3 41.0
Northern California 3,100 1,646 2.3 $6.5 23.0
Orlando 2,203 655 7.7 $23.0 79.5
Phoenix 1,665 976 2.0 $6.0 19.0
Seattle 1,746 747
South Florida 3,536 1,262 7.7 $23.0 79.5
Southern California 5,716 2,292 3.4 $10.1 34.0
Tampa 1,171 412 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.