MSY #5 Fastest Growing Airport in USA


FAA 2018 figures were just released, and of the 61 large and medium sized airports, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the #5 fastest growing airport in America over the past decade, with 65% more enplanements. MSY is now the 38th largest airport in the country, compared to 49th in 2008. Furthermore, MSY has surpassed pre-Katrina enplanements by 36%. MSY now hosts 16 airlines, and serves 56 nonstop destinations (8 international) with 156 average daily departures.

Top 10 Fastest Growing Airports in America 2008 – 2018
1. Dallas 99%
2. Austin 81%
3. Nashville 72%
4. Houston 66%
5. New Orleans 65%
6. Fort Lauderdale 60%
7. Boston 56%
8. San Francisco 53%
9. Seattle 52%
10. Los Angeles 48%