The total number of passengers at Hampton Roads commercial airports decreased from 4,427,792 in 2009 down to 4,394,473 in 2010, a decline of 0.8%. Since 2005 (the peak of airline travel in Hampton Roads), the number of passengers through Hampton Roads airports has decreased 11.1%.
Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is the largest airport in Hampton Roads, serving 3,332,466 passengers in 2010. This represents a decrease of 2.3% since 2009, and a decrease of 14.2% since 2005. On the other hand, Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) served 1,062,007 passengers in 2010, setting a record high for the airport. Passenger volumes at PHF increased 4.2% from the 1,019,336 passengers in 2009, and have increased 0.3% since 2005. The Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport opened a new concourse and added Frontier Airlines in 2010, which may have contributed to the higher passenger volumes.