Who's on First -- ORD or ATL? | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 06.18.18

Airborne-UnManned 06.19.18

Airborne 06.20.18

AMA Drone Report 06.21.18

Airborne 06.22.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 06.18.18

Airborne-UnManned 06.19.18

Airborne 06.20.18

AMA Drone Report 06.21.18

Airborne 06.22.18

Tue, Feb 18, 2003

Who's on First -- ORD or ATL?

It Depends...

The 2002 numbers are out, and again Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport (right) is claiming to be the Number One Airport in the World. Through its portals passed 76.8 million passengers. Chicago's O'Hare Internation processed "just" 66.5 million.

Atlanta isn't taking into account that "busiest" may mean more than just how many people have to get turned around in the airport.

Chicago, for instance, says "busiest" should be based on aircraft movements, and ORD  was ahead of that upstart southern airfield in that category -- 922,787 flight ops, an all-time record. Hartsfield was 30,000 shy of that number.

Things are likely to change soon, though, as O'Hare (ORD) is home to bankrupt-and-falling United; it is a secondary hub for troubled American, too. Atlanta is home to struggling Delta, and profitable Air Tran.

However, O'Hare is set to expand by nearly a whole Denver's worth of money, starting next year. On the other hand, Hartsfield is looking at another runway, too, along with extra rail and roads -- something Chicago's got in its plan, too.

It's getting interestinger and interestinger.

FMI: www.ohare.com; www.atlanta-airport.com

Advertisement

More News

AMA Drone Report 06.21.18: NC Drone Summit, AMA v Raleigh Regs, Yuneec Typhoon H

Also: ERAU UAS Program, UK Drone Rescue, ANN/AMA Oshkosh Coverage, Fat Shark 101 The North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning a Drone Summit and Flight Expo for Augu>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a sign>[...]

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few... E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extr>[...]

It's On--Again! EAA/ANN Announce 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’ E-I-C Note: We're tremendously excited to work with EAA agai>[...]

Aero-News AirVenture Update: This Is So Cool! #OSH18COOL

We Need YOUR Help To Find AND Celebrate The Coolest Stuff At EAA AirVenture 2018, #OSH18COOL Stuff that’s new is cool… we get it… that’s why we’re b>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC