Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Nevada


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Nevada contributes more than $1.1 billion to the state's total economic output annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, Nevada is home to 45 public-use general aviation airports, which serve more than 6,000 resident pilots with about 4,600 registered general aviation aircraft listed as based within the state.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation supports 7,200 jobs in Nevada, resulting in $444 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, general aviation in Nevada contributes more than $1.1 billion to the state's total economic output annually.

According to FAA data, Nevada is home to 33 repair stations, 6 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,225 student pilots and 1,537 flight instructors.

There are 31 fixed-base operators in the state according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, there are 27 registered heliports in Nevada.

According to the University Aviation Association, flight departments in Nevada include the College of Southern Nevada in Henderson.

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