According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in New Mexico contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.
According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation Aviation Division, there are 53 public-use general aviation airports in the state. The FAA reports that New Mexico airports support 4,430 pilots and 2,238 active general aviation aircraft.
According to the same study, general aviation in New Mexico contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.
According to FAA data, New Mexico is home to 24 repair stations, 11 FAA-approved pilot schools, 921 student pilots and 639 flight instructors.
In addition, there are 42 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According Helicopter Association International, there are 34 heliports in New Mexico.