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Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles International (LAX)Scheduled Services except Freight/MailBTS Data as of 10/31/2020
Summary Data (U.S. Flights Only)Carrier Shares for August 2019 - July 2020
Passengers*2019**2020**%ChgRank***
Arrival30,233k19,645k-35.02%5
Departure30,301k19,627k-35.23%5
Scheduled Flights
Departures256,918190,094-26.01%6
Freight/Mail (lb.) (Scheduled and Non-Scheduled)
Total1,905m1,842m-3.28%5
Carriers
Scheduled22234.55%
* Scheduled enplaned revenue passengers.
** 12 months ending July of each year.
*** Among 783 U.S. airports, 12 months ending July 2020
CarrierPassengersShare
American 8,31721.18%
Delta 7,24218.44%
Southwest 6,01215.31%
United 5,55614.15%
Alaska 3,2208.20%
Other8,92422.72%
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.
** 2020 represents data for August 2019 - July 2020.
Source: T-100 Domestic Market (US Carriers).
LAX vs. National Departure Delays (Major U.S. Carriers)LAX 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, 2015-2020
% On Time201520162017201820192020*Rank**
Departure78%76%76%81%80%82%10
Arrival77%76%75%81%80%83%9
Avg Delay (min.)
Departure55.0556.3558.2358.0262.3760.2910
Arrival54.8255.1856.5158.0563.3962.069
% Cancelled
Total1.05%0.89%0.98%0.86%1.29%4.06%8
Number of Flights (000)
Total212.4213.0214.3221.5220.0169.9
Number of Reporting Carriers
Total131111121111
* August 2019 - July 2020 .
** Ranked only for major U.S. airports, August 2019 - July 2020.