Economic Impact of General Aviation in

Wyoming


According to the 2020 WYDOT Aeronautics Division Aviation Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in the state contribute over $115 million in economic impact annually.

Aviation by the Numbers

According to the Wyoming Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, Wyoming has 31 public-use general aviation airports. According to the FAA, these airports serve 2,274 pilots and 1,845 registered aircraft in Wyoming.

Number of Jobs

According to the 2020 WYDOT Aeronautics Division Aviation Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Wyoming support over 1,600 jobs and a total payroll of over $57.8 million.

Economic Impact

The same study found that general aviation airports in Wyoming support over $115 million in economic impact annually.

According to the FAA, Wyoming is home to 8 repair stations, 2 FAA-approved pilot schools, 816 student pilots and 346 flight instructors.

In addition, there are 34 fixed-base operators in Wyoming, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 47 heliports in Wyoming.

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