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Dane County Rgnl-Truax Field Airport, Madison, Wis.

During June, 2009, a total of 68,774 passengers embarked on 1,259 regularly scheduled flights. About 21% of departures (carrying 40% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 79% of departures (carrying 60% of passengers) were on regional carriers.

Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Carriers operating at Dane County Rgnl-Truax Field Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Northwest Airlines Inc. 265 27,454 123.7 83.8 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 283 11,981 55.9 75.8 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 301 11,839 49.8 79.0 %
Trans States Airlines 93 4,207 50 90.5 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 88 3,792 50 86.2 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 52 1,954 50 75.2 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 37 1,953 61.2 86.2 %
Comair Inc. 47 1,822 50 77.5 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 31 1,415 50 91.3 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 31 1,330 50 85.8 %
Commutair Aka Champlain Enterprises, Inc. 27 870 37 87.1 %
Mesaba Airlines 4 157 50 78.5 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR DANE COUNTY RGNL-TRUAX FIELD AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Madison,, Wis.
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Dec. 3, 2008 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010