Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Alaska: 1999

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Alaska: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 982 16,835 735,317
Air transportation 230 6,336 256,897
Water transportation 50 809 41205
Truck transportation 225 3,114 123,081
Transit and ground passenger transportation 81 1,000-2,499 D
Pipeline transportation 9 500-999 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 124 458 23,355
Support activities for transportation 186 2,326 72,461
Couriers and messengers 66 1,000-2,499 D
Warehousing and storage 11 20-99 D

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 49) includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/map/99data/02/999.txt as of Oct. 25, 2001.