Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Hawaii


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation in Hawaii contributes $879 million to the state’s economy annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Hawaii Department of Transportation, there are 15 airports within the Airport System. According to the FAA there are 4,067 pilots and 662 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation supports 4,500 jobs in Hawaii, resulting in $268 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Hawaii contributes $879 million to the state’s total economic output annually.

According to the FAA, Hawaii is home to 13 repair stations, 3 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,255 student pilots and 802 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 17 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 24 heliports in Hawaii.

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