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As of April 2021, Pennsylvania ranks 16th in the country in the number of public-use aviation facilities with 123 airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. According to a 2011 study, the 123 public-use facilities provide an annual economic impact of $23.6 billion to the state. The aviation industry also supports more than 300,000 jobs making it one of the largest employment sectors in the state. Pennsylvania also supports the state's 229 private-use airports and 281 private-use heliports.