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As of January 2024, Pennsylvania ranks 17th in the country in the number of public-use aviation facilities with 120 airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. According to a 2022 study, the state's public-use facilities provide an annual economic impact of $34.1 billion to the state. The aviation industry also supports more than 200,000 jobs making it one of the largest employment sectors in the state. Pennsylvania also supports the state's 228 private-use airports and 275 private-use heliports.