North Carolina’s network of
72 publicly owned airports
, and the aviation and aerospace assets that rely on them, help move the state forward by creating jobs, supporting business growth and connecting people and companies to markets around the globe.
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.
Learn about the many ways North Carolina is the state of aviation and be a part as aviation and aerospace innovation soar to new heights.
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