Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2003

Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2003

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State Number of establishments1 Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 48 797 24,935
Alaska 240 6,259 317,889
Arizona 94 16,999 762,072
Arkansas 54 1,729 57,438
California 603 60,460 3,089,739
Colorado 110 14,354 658,819
Connecticut 51 5,333 255,433
Delaware 31 W W
District of Columbia 25 170 8,762
Florida 529 26,433 1,064,812
Georgia 114 28,936 1,751,144
Hawaii 60 7,888 338,997
Idaho 60 1,078 31,731
Illinois 213 41,684 2,194,966
Indiana 72 6,538 256,628
Iowa 45 W W
Kansas 46 502 12,800
Kentucky 66 17,786 649,139
Louisiana 99 3,593 155,529
Maine 26 327 9,024
Maryland 47 4,350 208,246
Massachusetts 102 10,173 439,913
Michigan 136 15,766 891,032
Minnesota 68 20,763 1,051,319
Mississippi 51 W W
Missouri 79 12,807 274,352
Montana 76 891 29,179
Nebraska 39 918 25,328
Nevada 83 4,932 143,889
New Hampshire 25 667 24,160
New Jersey 111 16,456 792,766
New Mexico 53 1,423 43,252
New York 364 32,398 1,575,794
North Carolina 105 12,124 592,236
North Dakota 24 W W
Ohio 118 11,159 489,682
Oklahoma 57 2,324 73,351
Oregon 93 5,679 236,477
Pennsylvania 149 20,421 1,033,927
Rhode Island 17 610 18,516
South Carolina 50 3,507 162,263
South Dakota 26 273 7,268
Tennessee 105 7,235 256,725
Texas 458 65,759 3,387,564
Utah 37 8,786 402,731
Vermont 12 256 9,008
Virginia 136 13,725 683,182
Washington 124 12,940 639,967
West Virginia 23 W W
Wisconsin 90 4,186 158,375
Wyoming 34 W W
United States, total 5,478 533,799 25,360,422

KEY: W = data withheld to avoid disclosure.

1 The air transportation sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 481) includes industries providing air transportation of passengers and/or cargo using aircraft, such as airplanes and helicopters. Scenic and sightseeing air transportation and air courier services are excluded.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2003 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Sept. 26, 2005.