Travel and Tourism

July 2022 International Air Passenger Travel

July 2022 International Air Passenger Travel to and from the United States.

  • Air Traffic Passenger Enplanements Up 87% YOY
  • Air Passenger Travel Between the U.S. and Europe up 242%

Data recently released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in July 2022:

U.S.-International air traffic passenger enplanements (APIS/“I-92” arrivals + departures) totaled 21.165 million in July 2022, up 87% compared to July 2021 and, enplanements reached 84% of pre-pandemic July 2019 volume.

Originating Non-Stop Air Travel in July 2022

  • Non-U.S. Citizen Air Passenger Arrivals to the United States from foreign countries, totaled 4.243 million, +112% compared to July 2021 and (-30.0%) compared to June 2019.

On a related note, overseas ‘visitor’ arrivals (ADIS/ “I-94”) totaled 2.589 million in July 2022, the fourth consecutive month overseas visitor arrivals exceeded 2.0 million. July overseas ‘visitor’ arrivals reached 64.7% of pre-pandemic July 2019 volume, up from 59.3% in June 2022. (See July I-94 Advance Release

  • U.S. Citizen Air Passenger Departures from the United States to foreign countries totaled 6.230 million, +67% compared to July 2021 and only (-3.5%) compared to July 2019.

World Region Highlights (APIS/ “I-92” arrivals + departures)

  • Top arrivals countries were Mexico 3.54 million, Canada 2.39 million, the United Kingdom 1.79 million, Germany 1.02 million and the Dominican Republic 975k.
  • International Regional Air Travel to/from the United States: 
    • Europe totaled 6.943 million passengers, up 242% over July 2021, but down (-15.9%) over July 2019.
    • South/Central America/Caribbean totaled 5.222 million, up 23% over July 2021, but down only (-6.3%) over July 2019.
    • Asia totaled 1.291 million passengers, up 248% over July 21, but still down (-62.5%) over July 2019.
  • Top U.S. ports serving international locations were New York (JFK) 2.96 million, Miami (MIA) 2.02 million, Los Angeles (LAX) 1.85 million, Newark (EWR) 1.38 million and Chicago (ORD) 1.32 million.
  • Top foreign ports serving U.S. locations were London Heathrow (LHR) 1.53 million, Cancun (CUN) 1.22 million, Toronto (YYZ) 970k, Paris (CDG) 757k, and Mexico City (MEX) 735k.

Interested in an interactive data visualization of these statistics? Please visit our APIS/I-92 International Air Passenger Monitor for a more comprehensive and customizable experience.

I-92/APIS International Air Passengers

The APIS/I-92 Program provides information on non-stop international air traffic between the United States and other countries. The data has been collected from the Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection’s Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) since July 2010. The APIS based “I-92” system provides air traffic data on the following parameters: number of passengers, by country, airport, scheduled or chartered, U.S. Flag, foreign flag, citizens and non-citizens. Visit the APIS/I-92 Data Program home page for more information on airline travel to and from the United States.

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