2021 Arizona Aviation Economic Impact Study

The ADOT Aeronautics Group in collaboration with IHS Markit and Kimley-Horn have announced the 2021 Arizona Aviation Economic parked-planesImpact Study (2021 Arizona AEIS) results. This study revealed that in 2019 Arizona's 67 publicly owned, public-use airports; the aerospace manufacturing and research industry; and 10 principal military installations contributed $121.4B in economic activity (output) and supported 575,826 jobs earning $34.2B in wages in Arizona - demonstrating that continued investment into aviation is vital for the ongoing strength, diversity, and vitality of our state.

Arizona airports specifically contributed $59.4B in economic activity to the state economy—nearly double the impact calculated during the previous Arizona AEIS in 2012.


The AZDOT Arizona Aviation Economic Impact Study features airport-specific brochures, see Scottsdale Airport's brochurelinks to external site.

Highlights for Scottsdale Airport include: 

  • On-airport activities: $215.3 M
  • Visitor spending: $90.8 M
  • Jobs: 3,926
  • Earnings $195M
  • Economic Activity $566.6M

Total Economic Impacts of Scottsdale Airport and Scottsdale Airpark include:

  • Jobs: 5,970
  • Earnings: $320.2 M
  • Economic Activity (Output): $1.0B

The full study with final technical report, executive summary and airport-specific brochures are available on the AZDOT websitelinks to external site.

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