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Air Traffic

The FAA provides air traffic services for the world's largest and busiest airspace. Tens of thousands of aircraft are guided safely and expeditiously every day through America's National Airspace System to their destinations.

A Flight Across America

Screenshot of Flash animation: A flight across America.

Follow a flight from Los Angeles to Baltimore. Based on an actual flight plan, the pilots will talk to 28 controllers in 11 facilities.

By the Numbers

Air Traffic by the Numbers

Every minute, every hour, every day, there are men and women at work to ensure the safety and efficiency of our national airspace system.

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