North Carolina Releases The 2023 State of Aviation Report
North Carolina’s public airports annually contribute $72 billion to the state’s economy, supporting 330,000 jobs that generate $23 billion in personal income and returning $3.7 billion in state and local tax revenues.
North Carolina: The State of Aviation highlights the significant economic impacts generated by the state’s public airports and the many assets that support a vibrant and competitive aviation and aerospace sector. Both make North Carolina an ideal location to start, grow and locate an aerospace or aviation-related business. The Statesville Regional Airport made a $145 Million Economic Impact in 2023, which was an increase of 4.2% over 2020. We anticipate a continued increase with the recent announcement of Jet East occupation of 115,000 sf and the creation of 250 new jobs.