Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2006

Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2006

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State Number of establishments Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 49 722 25,483
Alaska 230 6,123 318,043
Arizona 103 16,839 953,741
Arkansas 44 973 49,958
California 622 46,728 2,851,790
Colorado 112 14,462 733,350
Connecticut 57 1,900 85,140
Delaware 34 W W
District of Columbia 29 W W
Florida 560 22,709 1,054,129
Georgia 134 30,490 2,048,764
Hawaii 64 7,912 293,823
Idaho 65 1,241 39,909
Illinois 222 36,403 2,307,684
Indiana 59 5,017 221,707
Iowa 38 W W
Kansas 43 W W
Kentucky 63 W W
Louisiana 97 4,138 231,559
Maine 31 345 17,105
Maryland 38 4,440 282,994
Massachusetts 109 8,151 403,369
Michigan 136 14,340 675,835
Minnesota 72 15,788 704,789
Mississippi 48 W W
Missouri 89 7,972 390,517
Montana 80 1,058 35,382
Nebraska 34 755 25,995
Nevada 94 4,424 168,003
New Hampshire 30 676 23,705
New Jersey 115 17,354 846,850
New Mexico 47 1,277 48,953
New York 409 30,244 1,699,858
North Carolina 111 10,376 484,631
North Dakota 24 W W
Ohio 130 12,218 655,283
Oklahoma 50 2,480 101,209
Oregon 83 5,255 242,536
Pennsylvania 148 17,409 715,800
Rhode Island 17 409 13,947
South Carolina 49 1,381 76,150
South Dakota 25 247 6,924
Tennessee 100 5,561 193,364
Texas 462 58,352 2,734,233
Utah 40 8,336 372,908
Vermont 9 310 11,879
Virginia 139 13,287 747,777
Washington 126 10,995 579,761
West Virginia 25 W W
Wisconsin 86 4,055 156,785
Wyoming 29 750 19,454
United States, total1 5,610 474,774 24,509,715

1 Values for states not reported individually are included in U.S. totals.

KEY: W = data withheld to avoid disclosure.

NOTES: The Air Transportation subsector (NAICS 481) includes industries providing air transportation of passengers and/or cargo using aircraft, such as airplanes and helicopters. These data do not include scenic and sightseeing air transportation (NAICS 4879, part), support activities for air transportation (NAICS 4881), or air courier services (NAICS 4921, part).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2008, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Jan. 29, 2009.