Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Utah


According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, the total economic output of general aviation in Utah is over $2.6 billion.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Utah Division of Aeronautics, the state is home to 46 public-use airports and nearly 90 backcountry airstrips. According to the FAA, these airports serve 10,049 pilots and 7,539 registered aircraft.

Number of Jobs

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2018, general aviation in Utah supports 12,600 jobs and $774 million in labor income.

Economic Impact

According to the same study, the total economic output of general aviation in Utah is more than $2.6 billion.

FAA data shows that Utah is home to 30 repair stations, 20 FAA-approved pilot schools, 3,038 student pilots and 1,993 flight instructors.

In addition, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory, 43 fixed-base operators are located in the state. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 81 heliports in Utah.

According to the University Aviation Association, flight departments in Utah include Utah State University in Logan, Southern Utah University in Cedar City, and Utah Valley University in Provo.

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