FAA Certificated Pilots by State and Certificate Type

FAA Certificated Pilots by State and Certificate Type

Current as of December 2010
Source: FAA

State Totals Students Private Commerical ATP Rec Sport   CFI
Grand Total 627,588 119,119 220,008 139,100 145,464 215 3,682 96,473
United States—Total 584,437 110,025 210,728 122,298 137,502 215 3,669 94,119
Alaskan Region—Total 8,382 1,085 3,158 1,961 2,139 0 39 1,287
Central Region—Total 44,991 7,530 16,842 9,199 11,070 13 337 7,482
Iowa 5,695 1,023 2,742 1,176 685 2 67 824
Kansas 7,449 1,222 3,244 1,643 1,287 3 50 1,404
Kentucky 6,377 976 1,859 1,169 2,330 4 39 1,137
Missouri 9,707 1,711 3,743 2,036 2,128 1 88 1,610
Nebraska 3,692 772 1,509 826 557 0 28 498
Tennessee 12,071 1,826 3,745 2,349 4,083 3 65 2,009
Eastern Region—Total 109,499 21,651 41,012 21,447 24,665 80 644 16,915
Connecticut 5,619 910 2,262 1,025 1,470 1 1 48
Delaware 1,439 306 470 294 362 0 14 867
District of Columbia 566 141 248 105 71 0 7 237
AE (Europe and Canada) 378 73 113 131 60 0 1 60
Maine 2,682 437 1,132 563 511 2 37 383
Maryland 8,256 1,952 2,943 1,581 1,720 4 56 1,252
Massachusetts 8,399 1,666 3,590 1,599 1,504 3 37 1,227
New Hampshire 3,825 484 1,305 689 1,316 5 26 673
New Jersey 9,801 1,917 3,736 1,868 2,245 4 31 1,635
New York 17,449 4,242 6,761 3,493 2,833 23 97 2,620
North Carolina 14,703 2,552 5,368 2,836 3,853 3 91 2,191
Pennsylvania 17,049 3,234 6,382 3,239 4,052 19 123 2,744
Rhode Island 1,037 203 393 229 204 2 6 151
Vermont 1,342 209 579 277 262 3 12 182
Virginia 15,038 2,902 4,925 3,154 3,970 10 77 2,380
West Virginia 1,916 423 805 364 295 1 28 265
Great Lakes Region—Total 89,817 15,167 35,493 18,735 19,425 63 934 15,580
Illinois 18,601 3,297 6,808 3,812 4,502 7 175 3,447
Indiana 10,621 1,897 4,340 2,172 2,049 9 154 1,738
Michigan 15,267 2,547 6,332 3,275 2,940 12 161 2,475
Minnesota 13,132 1,910 4,901 2,770 3,469 1 81 2,451
North Dakota 2,998 633 1,117 993 247 0 8 461
Ohio 16,801 2,777 6,620 3,339 3,888 26 151 3,028
South Dakota 2,262 393 906 604 316 1 42 377
Wisconsin 10,135 1,713 4,469 1,770 2,014 7 162 1,603
Northwest Mountain Region—Total 67,854 12,117 24,701 14,971 15,688 11 366 11,462
Colorado 17,819 2,589 5,857 3,846 5,457 2 68 3,419
Idaho 5,059 896 2,108 1,147 858 1 49 775
Montana 4,102 758 1,722 1,007 596 1 18 6,613
Oregon 9,761 1,945 4,193 2,287 1,275 5 56 1,512
Utah 8,589 1,902 2,772 2,068 1,804 0 43 1,502
Washington 20,523 3,618 7,176 4,204 5,404 2 119 3,324
Wyoming 2,001 409 873 412 294 0 13 269
Southern Region—Total 87,623 17,292 26,509 18,365 24,904 22 531 14,383
Alabama 7,728 1,363 2,801 2,234 1,286 3 41 1,228
Florida 51,671 10,917 14,857 10,727 14,841 13 316 8,805
Georgia 19,495 3,152 5,871 3,564 6,788 5 115 3,105
Puerto Rico 1,838 623 472 393 329 1 20 240
South Carolina 6,676 1,189 2,435 1,411 1,602 0 39 952
Virgin Islands 185 43 66 30 46 0 0 26
Southwest Region—Total 80,186 16,336 26,705 16,921 19,765 18 441 12,100
Arkansas 5,145 1,019 1,953 1,281 837 1 54 727
Louisiana 5,853 1,191 1,978 1,538 1,102 3 41 846
Mississippi 4,530 1,080 1,429 1,073 920 2 26 665
New Mexico 5,053 963 2,044 1,303 703 1 39 608
Oklahoma 4,673 2,276 3,153 1,846 1,355 3 40 1,258
Texas 50,932 9,807 16,148 9,880 14,848 8 241 7,996
Western-Pacific Region—Total 96,085 18,847 36,308 20,699 19,846 8 377 14,930
American Samoa 12 0 0 5 7 0 0 0
AP (Pacific) 595 220 126 199 48 0 2 33
Arizona 20,585 4,544 6,205 4,518 5,224 3 91 3,650
California 64,529 12,421 27,008 13,503 11,338 5 254 9,386
Fed St Micronesia 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 1
Guam 182 17 16 35 114 0 0 39
Hawaii 3,153 583 718 846 995 0 11 582
Marshall Islands 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
Neveda 7,008 1,057 2,234 1,583 2,115 0 19 1,234
North Marina Islands 12 3 0 6 3 0 0 5
Palau 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Affilates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Armed Forces Personnel 30 220 7 6 12 0 0 7
Outside United States 43,151 9,094 9,280 16,802 7,962 0 13 2,354
Source: FAA U.S. Civil Airmen Statistics

Updated Friday, March 25, 2011