Upgraded Points study reveals 10 fastest growing, declining US airports

Upgraded Points has announced the release of a new study with data compiled from 2007 through 2017 that highlights spikes in growth as well as sharp declines in some of America´s most iconic airports, the company said.

Upgraded Points analyzed the following:

-The fastest growing and declining U.S. airports over the last 10 years.
-The fastest growing and declining U.S. airports over the last 10 years.

Using data compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, Upgraded Points examined each individual year between 2007 and 2017 (the last full year for which data was available).

The study focuses on passenger enplanement, which is a count of all revenue boarding passengers at each airport, including through passengers. Only airports that had over three million passengers in 2007 were considered, serving as a baseline for data studied throughout the decade.

Airports that had more than 25 percent growth in 10 years placed in the Top 10. The top two were revealed as:

Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Austin-Bergstrom International (AUS).

Airports making the Top 10 Fastest Declining list all had greater than 10 percent decline in the past 10 years. Those airports include:

Memphis International (MEM) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG).

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