Car rides from the airports are a bit unique. For example, they typically represent high-value rides. For instance, yellow taxi trips that start at JFK Airport only represent about 1.9% of trips during any given month. But those trips account for about 6.8% of the total fares. The situation is similar with LaGuardia Airport. This is what leads taxi drivers to wait for hours to pick up people at the airports (in the case of O'Hare Airport, it makes economic sense to wait in the queue).
Using data from the DoT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics we can add a new twist to traditional airline route maps. With this data, we can produce route maps weighted by the number of passengers that fly each route to create a more informative visualization of airline route networks. The data also allows for viewing the routes by airport, in addition to by airline.
Using data based on 4.7 million trips to the three airports, we can figure out, on average, which airport is quickest or cheapest to get to when driving. The info is broken down by neighborhood and by time of day for you to pick and choose what you want to see.
Since announcing the air cargo operation in May 2016 Amazon Prime air has been adding aircraft to the tune of 24 by the end of Q2 2017, with a target of 40 aircraft by the end of 2018. Using DoT air freight data for the companies operating the Prime Air flights, we can estimate how much volume Amazon's planes are carrying and estimate their share of total US air freight.