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As of December 2022, Pennsylvania ranks 17th in the country in the number of public-use aviation facilities with 121 airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. According to a 2011 study, the state's 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 230 private-use airports and 283 private-use heliports.