U.S. STATES WITH THE MOST PUBLIC AIRPORTS PER SQUARE MILE
Airport density is closely aligned with population density; where there
are more people, there are more airports. Of the ten states with the
most public airports (places where general aviators can land) per
square mile, nine are in the top ten states for population density
(Indiana is the exception; it is #16 in population density). In fact,
the top two states in this list are the two most densely populated
While Alaska has more airports (417) than any other state, it also has
(overwhelmingly) more land area than any other state (and therefore
ranks #47 in airports per square mile, with only Wyoming (#50), New
Mexico (#49) and Utah (#48), all low-population-density states, ranking
1. New Jersey
2. Rhode Island
10. New York
PER 1,000 SQ. MILES
Source of Airport Data: http://www.airnav.com.
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