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Houston, TX: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston (IAH)Scheduled Services except Freight/MailBTS Data as of 10/26/2021
Summary Data (U.S. Flights Only)Carrier Shares for August 2020 - July 2021
Passengers*2020**2021**%ChgRank***
Arrival10,901k9,487k-12.97%11
Departure10,858k9,511k-12.41%11
Scheduled Flights
Departures138,681123,838-10.70%9
Freight/Mail (lb.) (Scheduled and Non-Scheduled)
Total635m725m14.11%21
Carriers
Scheduled202315.00%
* Scheduled enplaned revenue passengers.
** 12 months ending July of each year.
*** Among 767 U.S. airports, 12 months ending July 2021
CarrierPassengersShare
United 8,38644.14%
Mesa 3,31217.43%
Spirit 1,6848.87%
SkyWest 1,6088.47%
American 1,0295.42%
Other2,97815.68%
Based on enplaned passengers(000) both arriving and departing.
Total Passengers (U.S. Flights, in millions)Top 10 Destination Airports (U.S. Only, Passengers (000))
*  Before October 2002, only carriers operating aircraft with more than 60 seats or 18,000 pounds in payload reported traffic data.
** 2021 represents data for August 2020 - July 2021.
Source: T-100 Domestic Market (US Carriers).
IAH vs. National Departure Delays (Major U.S. Carriers)IAH On-Time Performance Summary (Major U.S. Carriers Only)
A flight is considered delayed when it arrived or departed 15 or more minutes than the schedule. Delayed minutes are calculated from delayed flights only.
Domestic Flights, 2016-2021
% On Time201620172018201920202021*Rank**
Departure82%82%84%79%86%85%19
Arrival84%83%81%78%84%84%23
Avg Delay (min.)
Departure65.2567.8170.6877.4673.3375.5327
Arrival70.7770.6767.1174.6064.8571.3122
% Cancelled
Total1.20%2.73%1.04%1.44%5.53%1.90%25
Number of Flights (000)
Total137.1129.3173.8179.7102.2105.9
Number of Reporting Carriers
Total8812141413
* August 2020 - July 2021 .
** Ranked only for major U.S. airports, August 2020 - July 2021.