Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Nebraska


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Nebraska contributes over $1.2 billion to the state’s total economic output.

General Aviation

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation supports 7,900 jobs in Nebraska, resulting in $365 million in labor income.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics, Nebraska has 80 public-use airports. The FAA reports that these airports serve 3,550 pilots and 2,175 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 Nebraska, resulting in $365 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Nebraska contributes over $1.2 billion to the state’s total economic output.

FAA data shows that Nebraska is home to 12 repair stations, 3 FAA-approved pilot schools, 833 student pilots and 509 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 70 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the comprehensive AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 37 heliports in Nebraska.

According to the University Aviation Association, flight departments in Nebraska include University of Nebraska at Kearney and University of Nebraska Omaha Aviation Institute.

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