FAA’s OEP-35 AIRPORT LIST

The OEP 35 (Operational Evolution Partnership) airports are commercial U.S. airports with significant activity. These airports serve major metropolitan areas and also serve as hubs for airline operations. The FAA website claims that more than 70 percent of passengers move through these airports.

The OEP 35 airports are listed below (links in blue):

  • ATL – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl
    KATL was ranked #2 in 2014, versus #1 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 5% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KATL Total Ops have declined 12% from peak traffic year (2007).
  • BOS – Boston Logan Intl
    KBOS was ranked #18 in 2014, versus #11 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 28% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KBOS Total Ops have declined 29% from peak traffic year (1998).
  • BWI – Baltimore/Washington Intl
    KBWI was ranked #27 in 2014, versus #31 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 22% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KBWI Total Ops have declined 24% from peak traffic year (2001).
  • CLE – Cleveland Hopkins Intl
    KCLE was ranked #35 in 2014, versus #29 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 61% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).
  • CLT – Charlotte Douglas Intl
    KCLT was ranked #6 in 2014, versus #17 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 18% HIGHER than in 2000.
    2014 KCLT Total Ops have declined 2% from peak traffic year (2013).
  • CVG – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl
    KCVG was ranked #34 in 2014, versus #16 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 72% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KCVG Total Ops have declined 74% from peak traffic year (2004).
  • DCA – Ronald Reagan Washington National
    KDCA was ranked #24 in 2014, versus #28 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 16% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).
  • DEN – Denver Intl
    KDEN was ranked #5 in 2014, versus #7 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 9% HIGHER than in 2000.
    2014 KDEN Total Ops have declined 9% from peak traffic year (2010).
  • DFW – Dallas/Fort Worth Intl
    KDFW was ranked #3 in 2014, versus #3 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 21% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KDFW Total Ops have declined 27% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • DTW – Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
    KDTW was ranked #16 in 2014, versus #6 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 29% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KDTW Total Ops have declined 24% from peak traffic year (1999).
  • EWR – Newark Liberty Intl
    KEWR was ranked #15 in 2014, versus #18 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 12% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KEWR Total Ops have declined 14% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • FLL – Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl
    KFLL was ranked #25 in 2014, versus #33 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 12% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KFLL Total Ops have declined 22% from peak traffic year (2005).
  • HNL – Honolulu Intl
    PHNL was ranked #22 in 2014, versus #27 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 10% lower than in 2000.
    2014 PHNL Total Ops have declined 23% from peak traffic year (1992).
  • IAD – Washington Dulles Intl
    KIAD was ranked #21 in 2014, versus #15 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 34% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KIAD Total Ops have declined 43% from peak traffic year (2005).
  • IAH – George Bush Houston Intercontinental
    KIAH was ranked #8 in 2014, versus #12 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 4% HIGHER than in 2000.
    2014 KIAH Total Ops have declined 16% from peak traffic year (2007).
  • JFK – New York John F. Kennedy Intl
    KJFK was ranked #10 in 2014, versus #26 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 20% HIGHER than in 2000.
    2014 KJFK Total Ops have declined 6% from peak traffic year (2007).
  • LAS – Las Vegas McCarran Intl
    KLAS was ranked #7 in 2014, versus #9 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were unchanged from 2000.
    2014 KLAS Total Ops have declined 16% from peak traffic year (2006).
  • LAX – Los Angeles Intl
    KLAX was ranked #4 in 2014, versus #4 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 19% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KLAX Total Ops have declined 19% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • LGA – New York LaGuardia
    KLGA was ranked #17 in 2014, versus #22 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 6% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KLGA Total Ops have declined 9% from peak traffic year (2006).
  • MCO – Orlando Intl
    KMCO was ranked #23 in 2014, versus #25 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 19% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).
  • MDW – Chicago Midway
    KMDW was ranked #26 in 2014, versus #32 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 16% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KMDW Total Ops have declined 27% from peak traffic year (2004).
  • MEM – Memphis Intl
    KMEM was ranked #28 in 2014, versus #23 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 43% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KMEM Total Ops have declined 45% from peak traffic year (2003).
  • MIA – Miami Intl
    KMIA was ranked #14 in 2014, versus #10 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 22% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KMIA Total Ops have declined 30% from peak traffic year (1995).
  • MSP – Minneapolis/St. Paul Intl
    KMSP was ranked #13 in 2014, versus #8 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 21% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KMSP Total Ops have declined 24% from peak traffic year (2004).
  • ORD – Chicago O`Hare Intl
    KORD was ranked #1 in 2014, versus #2 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 3% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KORD Total Ops have declined 11% from peak traffic year (2004).
  • PDX – Portland Intl
    KPDX was ranked #29 in 2014, versus #30 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 32% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KPDX Total Ops have declined 34% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • PHL – Philadelphia Intl
    KPHL was ranked #12 in 2014, versus #14 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 13% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KPHL Total Ops have declined 22% from peak traffic year (2005).
  • PHX – Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
    KPHX was ranked #11 in 2014, versus #5 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 33% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).
  • PIT – Pittsburgh Intl
    KPIT was ranked #33 in 2014, versus #19 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 70% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KPIT Total Ops have declined 70% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • SAN – San Diego Intl
    KSAN was ranked #30 in 2014, versus #35 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 8% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KSAN Total Ops have declined 22% from peak traffic year (1995).
  • SEA – Seattle/Tacoma Intl
    KSEA was ranked #19 in 2014, versus #20 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 24% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).
  • SFO – San Francisco Intl
    KSFO was ranked #9 in 2014, versus #21 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were unchanged from 2000.
    2014 KSFO Total Ops have declined 4% from peak traffic year (1997).
  • SLC – Salt Lake City Intl
    KSLC was ranked #20 in 2014, versus #24 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 11% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KSLC Total Ops have declined 28% from peak traffic year (2005).
  • STL – Lambert Saint Louis Intl
    KSTL was ranked #32 in 2014, versus #13 in 2000. Operations in 2014 were 62% lower than in 2000.
    2014 KSTL Total Ops have declined 64% from peak traffic year (1995).
  • TPA – Tampa Intl
    KTPA was ranked #31 in 2014, versus #34 in 2000.
    Operations in 2014 were 34% lower than in 2000 (peak traffic year).