Busy Commercial Airports per Million People in EU and US States

Dec 7, 2018
Heavily Used Airports per Million Residents in EU and US States

The chart above shows the number of airports that have at least 15,000 annual passengers for every million inhabitants in EU and US states.  In both the EU and the US, large states with small populations have more airports per capita.

Busy Commercial Airports per Million People in US States

Dec 6, 2018
Heavily Used Airports per Million Residents in the US

The map above shows the number of airports that serve at least 15,000 passengers per year for every million residents in each US state.  Alaska has the most airports per capita by a large margin.

Busy Commercial Airports per Million International Tourists in the EU and US

Dec 3, 2018
Heavily Used Airports per Million International Tourists in the EU and US

The chart above shows the number of airports that have at least 15,000 annual passengers for every million international tourists each EU or US state receives.  At first glance it seems as if US states have far too many airports for the number of international tourists they receive.  However, US data does not include interstate tourists whereas EU data does, so this is not really a fair comparison.  Still, there are EU states that still manage to surpass US states in this metric.

Busy Commercial Airports per Million International Tourists in the US

Nov 30, 2018
Heavily Used Airports per Million International Tourists in the US

The map above shows the number of airports that serve at least 15,000 passengers per year for every million international tourists each US state receives.  Alaska has the most airports for every million international tourists by a large margin.

Busy Commercial Airports in the EU and US

Nov 28, 2018
Airports with at Least 15,000 Annual Passengers

The chart above shows the number of airports that have at least 15,000 annual passengers in each EU and US state.  The top six states with the greatest number of busy airports are all in Europe.

Busy Commercial Airports in the United States

Nov 27, 2018
Heavily Used Airports in the US

The map above shows the number of airports in each US state that serve at least 15,000 passengers per year.  Texas leads all other US states and beats California by a slim margin.

Grape Production in the United States

Nov 23, 2018
Grape Production in the United States

This week, like last year, the focus is on common Thanksgiving foods and which states produce them.  The geographically accurate cartogram above redraws the states' sizes based on grape production.  Specifically the number of acres dedicated to bearing the fruit.  All states except for one, Alaska, produce grapes and of the 49, the USDA publishes complete data on only 47 of them due to the other two states having few producers which would make it easy for their competitors to know how large their operations are.

Apple Production in the United States

Nov 22, 2018
Apple Production in the United States

This week, like last year, the focus is on common Thanksgiving foods and which states produce them.  The geographically accurate cartogram above redraws the states' sizes based on apple production.  Specifically the number of acres dedicated to bearing the fruit.  All 50 states produce apples and of the 50, the USDA publishes complete data on only 48 of them due to the other two states having few producers which would make it easy for their competitors to know how large their operations are.

Carrot Production in the United States

Nov 21, 2018
Carrot Production in the United States

This week, like last year, the focus is on common Thanksgiving foods and which states produce them.  The geographically accurate cartogram above redraws the states' sizes based on carrot production.  Specifically the number of acres harvested.  All 50 states produce the vegetable and of the 50, the USDA publishes complete data on only 45 of them due to the other five states either having few producers which would make it easy for their competitors to know how large their operations are or a very small number of acres harvested.

Brussels Sprout Production in the United States

Nov 20, 2018
Brussels Sprout Production in the United States

This week, like last year, the focus is on common Thanksgiving foods and which states produce them.  The geographically accurate cartogram above redraws the states' sizes based on Brussels sprout production.  Specifically the number of acres harvested.  Only 32 states produce the vegetable and of the 32, the USDA publishes complete data on only 24 of them due to the other eight states either having few producers which would make it easy for their competitors to know how large their operations are or a very small number of acres harvested.


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