Table 5-7: General Aviation and Air Taxi Aircraft and Hours Flown: 2003

Table 5-7: General Aviation and Air Taxi Aircraft and Hours Flown: 2003

(Excludes commuter aircraft)

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State Active aircraft Hours flown (thousands)
Alabama 3,249 389
Alaska 5,489 605
Arizona 5,072 746
Arkansas 3,286 479
California 23,501 3,160
Colorado 5,343 644
Connecticut 1,790 250
Delaware 2,256 288
District of Columbia 30 14
Florida 14,236 2,183
Georgia 4,981 551
Hawaii 414 166
Idaho 2,156 401
Illinois 5,895 673
Indiana 4,550 544
Iowa 2,899 271
Kansas 3,141 308
Kentucky 2,165 254
Louisiana 2,866 472
Maine 1,210 108
Maryland 3,214 326
Massachusetts 2,580 273
Michigan 5,694 845
Minnesota 4,241 479
Mississippi 2,198 315
Missouri 3,919 447
Montana 2,274 239
Nebraska 1,734 188
Nevada 2,034 259
New Hampshire 1,472 222
New Jersey 3,341 452
New Mexico 2,784 446
New York 6,205 650
North Carolina 5,830 696
North Dakota 1,322 198
Ohio 7,391 1,084
Oklahoma 3,770 453
Oregon 4,669 551
Pennsylvania 5,590 973
Rhode Island 384 42
South Carolina 2,505 272
South Dakota 960 124
Tennessee 3,909 663
Texas 16,889 2,418
Utah 1,316 225
Vermont 565 65
Virginia 4,472 498
Washington 6,143 623
West Virginia 862 64
Wisconsin 4,944 490
Wyoming 1,501 179
U.S. total (excluding territories) 209,241 27,262
U.S. total (including territories) 209,708 27,329

NOTE: These data are derived from a sample survey of general aviation and air taxi aircraft and are estimates subject to sampling and nonsampling error.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, General Aviation and Air Taxi Activity Survey: 2003, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www.faa.gov/data_statistics/aviation_data_statistics/general_aviation as of Oct. 3, 2005.