Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Connecticut


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Connecticut contributes over $7.4 billion to the state’s total economic output.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Connecticut Airport Authority, the state is home to 20 public-use general aviation airports. According to the FAA, these airports serve 4,869 pilots and 1,963 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013 , general aviation supports 30,300 jobs in Connecticut, resulting in over $2.6 billion in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Connecticut contributes over $7.4 billion to the state’s total economic output.

According to FAA data, Connecticut is home to 95 repair stations, 2 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,107 student pilots and 878 flight instructors. In addition, there are 17 fixed-base operators in the state according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter International Association, there are 80 heliports in Connecticut.

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    Across the United States, governors and mayors from all 50 states have signed proclamations recognizing the importance of aviation industry. See what has passed in Connecticut, choose from the list below.

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