Kentucky is home to a strong aviation community that includes 53 public use General Aviation Airports and 6 Commercial Airports.

General Aviation (GA) airports provide fast, reliable access to facilities and move freight in a timely manner. A nationally recognized aviation education program is housed at a GA airport.

Kentucky commercial airports contribute more than 85,000 jobs and $9.6 billion in economic impact to the state.

In addition to carrying 10.2 million passengers each year, our airports move 5.5 million tons of freight – third in the nation.

There are $50 million in needs to maintain the 53 General Aviation Airports in Kentucky and nearly $8 million is needed to replace or remodel terminal buildings.