U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
NAICS 481 - Air transportation
United States

 
U.S. - Air transportation - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 2,868 5,715 486,355 24,222,703
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 1,679 1,682 2,434 153,821
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 361 368 2,351 110,872
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 238 243 3,142 137,463
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 310 462 11,800 557,616
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 120 536 15,837 754,811
Firms with 500 employees or more 160 2,424 450,791 22,508,120
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 27 139 8,188 353,272
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 19 176 8,493 329,675
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 15 57 5,249 308,596
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 21 104 6,318 373,701
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 78 1,948 422,543 21,142,876

 
 
U.S. - Air transportation - by Year
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 2,831 20.5% 9.4% 5.0% 485,710 98.4% 95.9% 92.2%
link to 2007 detail 2007 2,929 20.1% 9.7% 5.1% 480,648 98.3% 95.8% 92.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 2,870 20.4% 9.7% 5.3% 474,774 98.3% 95.8% 92.3%
link to 2005 detail 2005 2,868 20.6% 9.8% 5.6% 486,355 98.4% 95.9% 92.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 2,877 20.8% 9.9% 5.5% 489,073 98.3% 95.9% 92.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 2,775 21.9% 10.1% 5.2% 533,799 98.5% 96.2% 92.5%
link to 2002 detail 2002 2,762 21.8% 9.8% 5.1% 548,258 98.6% 96.2% 92.9%
link to 2001 detail 2001 2,675 21.8% 9.8% 4.9% 608,986 98.7% 96.6% 93.0%
link to 2000 detail 2000 2,711 21.7% 9.6% 5.0% 615,605 98.7% 96.5% 93.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 2,607 22.3% 10.0% 5.3% 582,838 98.7% 96.5% 93.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 2,574 21.8% 10.1% 5.3% 560,026 98.7% 96.5% 93.2%

 
 
Air transportation - by State
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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 2,868 20.6% 9.8% 5.6% 486,355 98.4% 95.9% 92.7%
Alabama 41 41.5% 31.7% 31.7% 691 90.9% 80.2% 80.2%
Alaska 155 28.4% 19.4% 9.7% 6,033 92.6% 82.9% 55.1%
Arizona 80 48.8% 37.5% 28.8% 16,676 D D 98.0%
Arkansas 41 26.8% 26.8% 26.8% (1000-2499) D D D
California 383 35.2% 21.7% 11.7% 53,307 98.2% 95.2% 90.2%
Colorado 78 44.9% 37.2% 32.1% 14,743 99.2% D 97.1%
Connecticut 49 51.0% 30.6% 26.5% 1,881 D D D
Delaware 35 8.6% 5.7% 2.9% (500-999) D D D
District of Columbia 26 92.3% 69.2% 30.8% 222 D D 47.3%
Florida 370 25.7% 15.7% 9.5% 22,372 96.1% 90.7% 83.5%
Georgia 99 40.4% 35.4% 23.2% 29,671 99.4% 99.1% 97.9%
Hawaii 40 62.5% 47.5% 32.5% 7,633 98.9% 96.8% 90.8%
Idaho 48 33.3% 25.0% 20.8% 1,134 87.6% D 64.2%
Illinois 168 47.6% 36.3% 21.4% 38,166 99.1% 98.1% 96.5%
Indiana 49 46.9% 42.9% 34.7% 4,525 D D D
Iowa 27 51.9% 44.4% 37.0% (250-499) D D D
Kansas 32 43.8% 37.5% 28.1% (250-499) D D D
Kentucky 55 43.6% 40.0% 34.5% 17,146 D D D
Louisiana 57 38.6% 31.6% 28.1% 4,884 D D 91.8%
Maine 26 46.2% 42.3% 38.5% 352 D D 81.0%
Maryland 44 47.7% 36.4% 31.8% 4,719 98.6% D 97.1%
Massachusetts 80 52.5% 43.8% 31.3% 8,464 98.6% 96.3% 91.3%
Michigan 98 52.0% 38.8% 27.6% 14,598 98.8% 95.9% 91.7%
Minnesota 56 42.9% 33.9% 32.1% 19,500 99.4% D 99.0%
Mississippi 41 29.3% 26.8% 26.8% (250-499) D D D
Missouri 52 48.1% 40.4% 34.6% 7,684 98.9% D 97.5%
Montana 53 30.2% 22.6% 17.0% 940 D D 64.7%
Nebraska 28 67.9% 57.1% 57.1% 748 96.9% 80.5% 80.5%
Nevada 75 42.7% 36.0% 32.0% 4,394 D D 89.5%
New Hampshire 29 34.5% 31.0% 24.1% 770 93.2% D 39.1%
New Jersey 94 57.4% 46.8% 29.8% 16,151 99.1% 97.7% 95.4%
New Mexico 35 51.4% 34.3% 28.6% 1,277 D D 78.9%
New York 226 46.5% 31.9% 19.0% 27,789 98.2% 94.4% 87.7%
North Carolina 79 39.2% 27.8% 21.5% 11,935 98.9% 97.4% 91.4%
North Dakota 17 35.3% 35.3% 29.4% 203 D D 80.8%
Ohio 86 46.5% 37.2% 32.6% 11,666 98.6% 96.3% 96.0%
Oklahoma 39 38.5% 30.8% 28.2% 2,347 96.5% D 93.7%
Oregon 72 43.1% 34.7% 25.0% 5,267 97.2% 93.9% 89.0%
Pennsylvania 99 44.4% 36.4% 29.3% (10k-24999) D D D
Rhode Island 16 68.8% 68.8% 62.5% 458 95.9% D D
South Carolina 33 42.4% 36.4% 33.3% 1,314 D D 89.0%
South Dakota 16 56.3% 56.3% 43.8% 231 D D 70.6%
Tennessee 63 41.3% 34.9% 25.4% 6,797 98.1% D D
Texas 279 30.8% 21.9% 14.0% 59,082 98.8% 97.3% 96.3%
Utah 36 58.3% 44.4% 30.6% 8,179 D D 96.2%
Vermont 10 80.0% 60.0% 60.0% (250-499) D D D
Virginia 88 54.5% 42.0% 35.2% 13,419 D D 91.5%
Washington 89 44.9% 37.1% 21.3% 11,639 D 96.7% 93.6%
West Virginia 18 55.6% 55.6% 50.0% (100-249) D D D
Wisconsin 66 51.5% 37.9% 28.8% 4,414 D D D
Wyoming 19 47.4% 31.6% 21.1% (500-999) D D D

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