Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Oregon


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Oregon contributes over $3 billion to the state’s total economic output.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the FAA, Oregon is home to 98 public-use airports, which serve 8,693 pilots and 5,077 active general aviation aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the 2012 Oregon General Aviation Economic Impact report, general aviation airports in Oregon support 21,881 jobs and sustain a payroll of over $825 million.

Economic Impact

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in Oregon contributes over $3 billion to the state’s total economic output.

The 2012 Oregon General Aviation Economic Impact report found that visitors who travel on general aviation in Oregon spend over $2.8 billion per year.

According to FAA data, Oregon is home to 49 repair stations, 14 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,671 student pilots and 1,625 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 54 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the comprehensive AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 99 heliports in Oregon.

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