Economic Impact of General Aviation in

New Hampshire


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, the economic output of general aviation in New Hampshire is over $779 million annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the New Hampshire Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics, New Hampshire’s airports system includes 25 public-use airports. According to the FAA, New Hampshire has 4,326 pilots and 1,503 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation in New Hampshire supports 3,800 jobs in the state and a total payroll of more than $237 million.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, the economic output of general aviation in New Hampshire is over $669 million annually.

According to the FAA, New Hampshire is home to 20 aircraft repair stations, 2 FAA-approved flight schools, 1,113 student pilots and 860 flight instructors. There are 16 fixed-base operators in the state according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 129 registered heliports in Nevada.

According to the University Aviation Association and the National Center for Education Statistics, college flight departments in New Hampshire include Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, Southern New Hampshire College of Aeronautics in Nashua, Nashua Community College in Nashua, and Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth.

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