Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Idaho


According to 2020 Idaho Airport System Plan Update and Airport Economic Impact Analysis Update, general aviation in Idaho contributes over $988 million to the state’s total economic output.

Aviation by the Numbers

The 2020 Idaho Airport System Plan Update and Airport Economic Impact Analysis Update, reports that Idaho has 75 public-use airports, including 68 general aviation airports. According to FAA data, these airports serve 5,935 pilots and 3,554 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the 2020 Idaho Study, Airport Economic Impact Analysis Update, general aviation airports support 4,681 jobs in Idaho, resulting in $229 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Idaho contributes over $988 million to the state’s total economic output.

FAA data shows that Idaho is home to 33 repair stations, 4 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,618 student pilots and 1,075 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 50 fixed-base operators registered in Idaho and listed in the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 80 heliports in the state.

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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 Idaho, choose from the list below.

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