Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2008

Table 6-2: Air Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2008

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 53 1,006 29,506
Alaska 221 6,858 392,103
Arizona 118 W W
Arkansas 58 1,240 54,725
California 643 47,188 2,550,167
Colorado 113 16,866 703,491
Connecticut 58 2,858 168,517
Delaware 25 77 7,886
District of Columbia 29 317 14,994
Florida 527 23,466 1,081,912
Georgia 136 33,222 1,816,681
Hawaii 65 9,607 386,064
Idaho 51 1,242 39,967
Illinois 208 31,230 1,778,892
Indiana 63 W 229,203
Iowa 39 387 13,535
Kansas 41 363 8,652
Kentucky 54 W W
Louisiana 101 4,752 291,286
Maine 27 273 6,826
Maryland 45 4,495 258,077
Massachusetts 93 8,187 372,098
Michigan 133 13,931 728,663
Minnesota 69 W W
Mississippi 47 385 12,200
Missouri 91 W W
Montana 85 1,521 33,994
Nebraska 31 568 21,325
Nevada 83 W 197,060
New Hampshire 28 450 18,456
New Jersey 112 18,414 918,416
New Mexico 48 712 28,405
New York 399 34,655 1,776,895
North Carolina 116 11,541 542,066
North Dakota 22 123 2,588
Ohio 116 13,071 859,322
Oklahoma 54 8,325 464,713
Oregon 93 6,024 290,537
Pennsylvania 140 W W
Rhode Island 14 W 12,191
South Carolina 57 2,193 114,593
South Dakota 27 205 5,318
Tennessee 94 5,811 227,667
Texas 475 W W
Utah 41 9,003 379,476
Vermont 11 W W
Virginia 134 13,378 668,603
Washington 138 9,523 531,873
West Virginia 25 W 4,167
Wisconsin 75 4,263 193,581
Wyoming 32 W 23,675
United States, total1 5,558 485,710 24,863,464

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, 2008 County Business Patterns (Washington, DC: 2010), available at http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html as of Jul. 7, 2011.