Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Wyoming


According to the 2013 Wyoming Aviation Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in the state contribute over $73 million in economic impact annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Wyoming Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, Wyoming has 32 public-use general aviation airports. According to the FAA, these airports serve 1,843 pilots and 1,219 active general aviation aircraft in Wyoming.

Number of Jobs

According to the 2013 Wyoming Aviation Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Wyoming support 410 jobs and a total payroll of over $14.4 million.

Economic Impact

The same study found that general aviation airports in the state of Wyoming contribute over $73 million in economic impact annually.

According to the FAA, Wyoming is home to 7 repair stations, 2 FAA-approved pilot schools, 380 student pilots and 292 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 33 fixed-base operators in Wyoming, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 28 heliports in Wyoming.

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