The TSA throughput number includes everyone going through the screening machines at each airport security checkpoint. The majority of this traffic is passengers who depart from an airport with a domestic or international flight. The number includes airline crew members
How do TSA collect the throughput numbers?
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employs about 43,000 transportation security officers (TSOs) who screen over 2 million passengers and their accessible and checked baggage each day at airports in the United States. At the airport level,
Do you provide passenger traffic data by airport terminal?
The most granular level of traffic data we present is at the airport security checkpoint level. In many airports, each terminal has one security checkpoint. However, in some airports, multiple terminals may share one security checkpoint.
Where do you get the airport traffic data? How often are those data updated?
Our airport passenger throughput data is from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. We provide and visualize the