Top Ten

I found the “Top 10 of Everything Canadian 2005″ book sitting on my parents coffee table tonight. So I decided to crack it open… some interesting aviation top ten lists:

Countries with the most airports:

1. USA (14,801)

2. Brazil (3,590)

3. Russia (2,743)

4. Mexico (1,823)

5. Canada (1,389)

6. Argentina (1,342)

7. Bolivia (1,081)

8. Colombia (1,050)

9. Paraguay (879)

10. Ukraine (790)

Busiest airports in Canada (2002)

1. YYZ (23,778,869 passengers)

2. YVR (13,457,418)

3. YUL (7,527,940)

4. YYC (7,429,410)

5. YEG (3,448,689)

6. YOW (2,872,814)

7. YWG (2,457,967)

8. YHZ (2,410,569)

9. YYJ (1,019,678)

10. YMX (981,827)

Airlines with the most aircraft (2001)

1. American Airlines (834 aircraft)

2. United Airlines (554)

3. Delta Airlines (551)

4. Northwest Airlines (437)

5. Continental Airlines (370)

6. Southwest Airlines (367)

7. US Airways (295)

8. Air France (247)

9. British Airways (236)

10. Air Canada (224)

Airliners in Service

1. Boeing B737-300 (985)

2. Airbus A320-200 (960)

3. Boeing B757-200 (813)

4. Boeing B737-200 Advanced (479)

5. Boeing B737-400 (464)

6. Boeing B767-300ER (422)

7. Boeing B747-400 (405)

8. McDonnell Douglas DC9-30 (308)

9. Raytheon Beech 1900D (278)

10. Boeing B727-200 Advanced (270)