Business aviation plays a critical role in driving economic growth, jobs and investment across the U.S.

  • Business aviation means more than 1.2 million manufacturing and service jobs in the United States. It is part of a general aviation industry that contributes more than $150 billion to our economy each year and contributes positively to our nation’s balance of trade. Read more.
  • Business aviation is an economic lifeline for thousands of communities. There are more than 5,000 public use airports in the United States, and fewer than 500 have commercial airline server, making business aviation vital. Business aviation serves communities with declining airline service. In 2008, over 100 communities in in the United States lost some or all scheduled airline service.
  • Business aviation helps businesses of all sizes be efficient and productive. Read more.
  • Business aviation helps respond to emergencies and provide humanitarian relief.