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As of March 2020, Pennsylvania ranks 13th in the country in the number of public-use aviation facilities with 125 airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. According to a 2011 study, the 125 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 243 private-use airports and 284 private-use heliports.