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Metroplex - Charlotte

The FAA has completed a redesign of airspace, introduced new Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures, and made use of Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) to make the Charlotte Metroplex airspace more efficient with improved access to its airports. The effort focuses on a number of airports, including Columbia Metropolitan (CAE), Charlotte-Douglas International (CLT), Piedmont Triad International (GSO), Greenville-Spartanburg International (GSP), Concord Regional (JQF), and Raleigh-Durham International (RDU). The information below may also include data from nearby airports outside of the Charlotte Metroplex (please see the Reference Guide for additional information).

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

Projected Annual Benefits

Source: FAA — Charlotte Metroplex Post Implementation Team

$12.1 Million

Value of Fuel Savings

4.2 Million Gallons

Fuel Savings

36.0 Thousand Metric Tons

Carbon Savings

The metroplex procedural improvements have been completed. These annual benefits are based on post-implementation estimates. The value of the fuel savings is based on a $2.85-per-gallon rate. The data estimates are current as of September 2017.

Charlotte Average Daily Metroplex Traffic (FY09–FY17)

Source: Operational Network (OPSNET)

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Commercial Air Carriers
General Aviation
Military
Average Daily Metroplex Traffic (FY09–FY17)
FY Commercial Air Carrier General Aviation Military Total Operations
2009 2,150 489 32 2,671
2010 2,091 494 31 2,617
2011 2,160 528 34 2,723
2012 2,164 517 34 2,716
2013 2,158 503 34 2,696
2014 2,125 479 32 2,636
2015 2,111 469 38 2,618
2016 2,127 480 40 2,647
2017 2,168 528 39 2,735

Average Daily Scheduled Flights (FY09–FY17)

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

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Average Daily Scheduled Flights (FY09–FY17)
FY 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Scheduled Flights 1,999 1,959 2,046 2,028 1,890 2,026 1,960 1,979 1,884

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