Active General Aviation Aircraft by State

Active General Aviation Aircraft by State

Current as of December 31, 2009

State Aircraft Population Size Estimated Hours Flown Estimated Average Hours Flown
 Grand Total 304,337 23,762,526 106.1
 Alaskan—Total 9,034 687,607 114.3
 Central—Total 17,814 1,257,005 377.4
         Iowa 3,707 281,123 95.8
         Kansas 5,241 366,039 96.2
         Missouri 5,672 412,380 100.1
         Nebraska 3,194 197,463 85.3
 Eastern—Total 35,027 2,319,650 665.3
         Delaware 3,204 220,960 97.7
         District of Columbia 80 3,571 44.8
         Maryland 4,079 175,919 59.2
         New Jersey 4,192 330,582 102.3
         New York 7,808 462,801 83.0
         Pennsylvania 8,504 652,404 99.8
         Virginia 5,524 376,476 95.0
         West Virginia 1,636 96,937 83.5
 Great Lakes—Total 50,003 3,223,898 718.8
         Illinois 9,031 655,447 96.6
         Indiana 5,285 412,111 102.8
         Michigan 8,598 477,008 78.6
         Minnesota 7,056 413,227 79.7
         North Dakota 1,531 105,824 96.1
         Ohio 8,857 607,954 96.1
         South Dakota 2,398 176,483 95.7
         Wisconsin 7,247 375,844 73.2
New England—Total 10,554 837,337 579.8
         Connecticut 2,355 354,602 189.8
         Maine 1,759 81,313 66.1
         Massachusetts 3,334 224,458 88.4
         New Hampshire 1,920 122,864 90.3
         Rhode Island 351 19,240 82.1
         Vermont 835 34,860 63.1
N.W. Mountain—Total 37,292 2,565,059 701.4
         Colorado 6,833 524,560 105.5
         Idaho 4,385 300,295 91.5
         Montana 4,304 187,783 72.9
         Oregon 7,368 558,889 106.8
         Utah 2,811 262,256 141.1
         Washington 9,697 613,538 92.9
         Wyoming 1,894 117,738 90.7
Southern—Total 55,209 4,774,738 983.7
         Alabama 4,265 299,033 95.1
         Florida 21,220 2,047,193 121.8
         Georgia 8,096 805,399 134.9
         Kentucky 2,242 136,686 76.8
         Mississippi 3,217 295,800 132.3
         North Carolina 7,457 637,071 106.1
         Puerto Rico 591 49,929 156.4
         South Carolina 3,118 188,694 77.8
         Tennessee 5,003 314,933 82.5
Southwest—Total 43,438 4,298,857 805.0
         Arkansas 3,608 346,174 130.1
         Louisiana 3,871 912,557 307.2
         New Mexico 3,697 189,831 71.3
         Oklahoma 5,609 808,786 191.3
         Texas 26,653 2,041,509 105.1
Western Pacific—Total 45,776 3,788,615 653.6
         Arizona 9,035 809,432 117.4
         California 32,769 2,555,254 103.0
         Hawaii 870 148,188 296.9
         Nevada 3,102 275,741 136.3
Other U.S. Territories 186 9,758 58.8
Note: Estimated & Average Hours Flown (in Thousands)
Source: FAA U.S. Civil Airmen Statistics