Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Maine


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation in Maine contributes $779 million to the state’s total economic output annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the FAA, there are 69 public-use airports in the state, which serve 2,755 pilots and 1,406 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation supports 4,800 jobs in Maine, resulting in $213 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Maine contributes $779 million to the state’s economic output annually.

According to FAA data, Maine is home to 13 repair stations, 4 FAA-approved pilot schools, 894 student pilots and 411 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 27 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 51 heliports in Maine.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, aviation related training programs in Maine include the University of Maine at Augusta in Augusta.

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