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Airport Operations (NAICS 48811) Industry Market Research Report

Airport Operations - Market Size and Forecast

The Airport Operations report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurements include both public and private companies in the industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included in Report

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Airport Operations Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Airport Operations - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Airport Operations companies in the United States.

Airport Operations Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesAirport Operations
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Airport Operations - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Airport Operations - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Airport Operations - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Fixed-base operator services
Ground handling services
Repair and maintenance services for aircraft
Airport administration and operation services
Reselling of fuel, wholesale
Air transportation related services, nec
Other air transportation related services, nec
Air traffic control services
Airline network agreements

Airport Operations - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations3%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations21%
Information and Record Clerks8%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks5%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks5%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations27%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers19%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians18%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians18%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations30%
Air Transportation Workers5%
Other Transportation Workers9%
Miscellaneous Transportation Workers5%
Transportation Workers, All Other5%
Material Moving Workers13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand13%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand9%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $205,286,716 on the airport operations industry. It has awarded 391 contracts to 97 companies, with an average value of $2,116,358 per company.

Airport Operations and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Airport Operations Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2020
Report FormatPDF Download  

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