More than 117 million passengers travelled through the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) airports in 2014, surpassing the record set in the prior year by more three million fliers – or a roughly 3% jump.
Record-setting numbers of both domestic and international passengers have been announced at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in 2014, resulting in a new record for total passenger volume.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport served 12,384,015 passengers in 2014, a 1.5% decrease in total traffic versus 2013.
The third edition of a US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report on long-term airport capacity needs concludes the FAA and airport operators must rely on NextGen technologies and procedures as well as runway improvements "to address future airport capacity constraints".
San Diego International Airport served a record 18.7 million passengers in 2014, the highest total since 2007, and also set new records for total passenger boarding and international travellers.
Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the sale of 40 BorderXpress automated passport control (APC) kiosks to the city and county of San Francisco, for use at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Miami International Airport set a new all-time record for passenger traffic in 2014 with 40.9 million travellers – an increase of nearly 400,000 over 2013.
Orlando International Airport has launched a raft of major projects designed to “enhance operational efficiency, accommodate sustainable growth and expand accessibility”, which are set to commence early in 2015.
Chattanooga Airport officials have announced the regional gateway saw “tremendous” customer growth in 2014, with a record-breaking 352,459 total passengers for the year, a 14% increase over 2013.