According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in New Mexico contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.
According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation Aviation Division, there are 53 public-use general aviation airports in the state. The FAA reports that New Mexico airports support 4,562 pilots and 2,562 active general aviation aircraft.
According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers study, Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy in 2013, general aviation in New Mexico supports 6,300 jobs and $327 million in labor income.
According to the same study, general aviation in New Mexico contributes over $1.1 billion to the state’s total economic output.
According to FAA data, New Mexico is home to 23 repair stations, 7 FAA-approved pilot schools, 888 student pilots and 628 flight instructors.
In addition, there are 39 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the AC-U-KWIK directory. According Helicopter Association International, there are 181 heliports in New Mexico.
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The Air Care Alliance is a national non-profit organization comprised of humanitarian flying organizations in the United States dedicated to community service through general aviation. The Air Care Alliance (ACA) promotes, supports, and represents public benefit flying by facilitating flights for health and community service. Not only does the ACA list organizations specializing in patient and medical transport, but they also list non-patient transport missions such as search and rescue, emergency preparedness, international work, and environmental flying.
CEMCO Inc., a Veteran and Woman Owned business, has been designing and manufacturing crushing, mining, industrial, and agricultural equipment since 1962. CEMCO Inc. has approximately forty employees. Company president, Neil Hise, uses a general aviation aircraft to enhance and grow the business. The aircraft makes CEMCO, Inc. extremely responsive to sight inspections, meetings with clients, potential customers, and the research of new products.
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