Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Tennessee


According to the 2017 Economic Impacts of Aviation Activity in Tennessee study, the total economic output of general aviation in Tennessee is over 1 billion.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Tennessee Aeronautics Division, the state has 74 public-use general aviation airports. According to the FAA, these airports serve 12,125 pilots and 3,460 active general aviation aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the 2017 Economic Impacts of Aviation Activity in Tennessee study, general aviation in Tennessee accounts for over 8,000 jobs and over $300 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, the total economic output of general aviation in Tennessee is over $1 billion.

According to FAA data, Tennessee is home to 47 repair stations, 5 FAA-approved pilot schools, 2,630 student pilots and 2,305 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 78 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to the Tennessee Aeronautics Division, there are 149 active heliports in Tennessee.

According to the University Aviation Association, flight departments in Tennessee include Middle Tennessee State in Murfreesboro.

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