California

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Tax Impact of Aviation in California – 2002

Type of Tax

Tax Revenue Generated ($ Millions)

Percent of Total (%)

Excise Tax Revenue – Aviation Gasoline

5.2

2

Excise Tax Revenue – GA Jet Fuel

2.4

1

Sales & Use Tax – Jet Fuel for Airlines

128.3

51

Sales & Use Tax – Jet Fuel for GA

7.0

3

Sales & Use Tax – Aircraft Sales

12.7

5

Possessory Interest Tax – Airlines

29.0

12

Personal Propoerty Taxes

65.7

26

Total

250.2

100


Aviation in CA – Direct Employment by Category – 2001*

Category

Estimated Jobs

Percent of Total (%)

Air Transportation

143,300

53

Aircraft and Parts Manufacturing and Repairs

60,000

22

Government

18,500

7

Other (hotel, rental car, restaurant, etc)

50,000

18

Total

271,800

100

*In 2001, aviation-related employment accounted for approximately 1.7 million jobs in the state economy.

Breakdown of Aviation-Related Output in CA by Category – 2001

Category

Output ($ Billions)

Percent of Total (%)

Aviation Industry

52.1

47

Production Costs

6.4

6

Tourism Expenditures

16.4

15

Demand for Goods and Services

35.8

32

Total

110.7

100