Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Idaho


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Idaho contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.

Aviation by the Numbers

The Idaho Transportation Department, Division of Aeronautics, reports that Idaho has 128 public-use airports. According to FAA data, these airports serve 4,850 pilots and 2,867 active general aviation aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation supports 7,900 jobs in Idaho, resulting in $342 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Idaho contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.

FAA data shows that Idaho is home to 31 repair stations, 7 FAA-approved pilot schools, 919 student pilots and 883 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 48 fixed-base operators registered in Idaho and listed in the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 53 heliports in the state.

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