Executive Summary: The Economic Impact of Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration in the United States

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Table of Contents Executive Summary........................................................ 2

Pennsylvania Detailed Economic Impact.....................14

Total Economic Impact of UAS Integration in the

Rhode Island Detailed Economic Impact.....................14

United States (Table 1) ..................................................... 4

South Carolina Detailed Economic Impact..................14

Alabama Detailed Economic Impact............................. 5

South Dakota Detailed Economic Impact....................15

Alaska Detailed Economic Impact................................. 5

Tennessee Detailed Economic Impact..........................15

Arizona Detailed Economic Impact............................... 5

Texas Detailed Economic Impact..................................15

Arkansas Detailed Economic Impact............................. 5

Utah Detailed Economic Impact...................................15

California Detailed Economic Impact............................ 6

Vermont Detailed Economic Impact............................16

Colorado Detailed Economic Impact............................ 6

Virginia Detailed Economic Impact..............................16

Connecticut Detailed Economic Impact........................ 6

Washington Detailed Economic Impact....................16

Delaware Detailed Economic Impact............................ 6

West Virginia Detailed Economic Impact....................16

Florida Detailed Economic Impact................................ 7

Wisconsin Detailed Economic Impact.........................17

Georgia Detailed Economic Impact.............................. 7

Wyoming Detailed Economic Impact...........................17

Hawaii Detailed Economic Impact................................ 7

AUVSI Fast Facts.............................................................. 18

Idaho Detailed Economic Impact.................................. 7 Illinois Detailed Economic Impact................................. 8 Indiana Detailed Economic Impact............................... 8 Iowa Detailed Economic Impact.................................... 8 Kansas Detailed Economic Impact................................. 8 Kentucky Detailed Economic Impact............................. 9 Louisiana Detailed Economic Impact............................. 9 Maine Detailed Economic Impact................................... 9 Maryland Detailed Economic Impact............................. 9 Massachusetts Detailed Economic Impact..................10 Michigan Detailed Economic Impact...........................10 Minnesota Detailed Economic Impact.........................10 Mississippi Detailed Economic Impact .........................10 Missouri Detailed Economic Impact............................11 Montana Detailed Economic Impact............................11 Nebraska Detailed Economic Impact............................11 Nevada Detailed Economic Impact..............................11 New Hampshire Detailed Economic Impact.............12 New Jersey Detailed Economic Impact.........................12 New Mexico Detailed Economic Impact ......................12 New York Detailed Economic Impact..........................12 North Carolina Detailed Economic Impact.................. 13 North Dakota Detailed Economic Impact.................. 13 Ohio Detailed Economic Impact..................................13 Oklahoma Detailed Economic Impact..........................13 Oregon Detailed Economic Impact..............................14

About the Authors Darryl Jenkins, author of “The Handbook of Airline Economics,” is an airline analyst with more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry. Jenkins also served as director of the Aviation Institute at George Washington University for more than 15 years. As an independent aviation consultant, Jenkins has worked for the majority of the world’s top 50 airlines. In addition, he has consulted for the FAA, DOT, NTSB and other U.S. government agencies as well as many foreign countries. Jenkins also is the author of several aviation books and is a regular commentator for major media including ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, FOX and major print publications. Jenkins was a member of the Executive Committee of the White House Conference on Aviation Safety and Security. Dr. Bijan Vasigh is professor of economics and finance in the Department of Business Administration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and a managing director at Aviation Consulting Group LLC. Vasigh received a Ph.D. in economics from the State University of New York in 1984, and he has written and published many articles concerning the aviation industry. The articles have been published in numerous academic journals such as the “Handbook of Airline Economics,” “Journal of Economics and Finance,” “Journal of Transportation Management,” “Transportation Quarterly,” “Airport Business,” “Journal of Business and Economics” and “Journal of Travel Research.” He was a consultant with the International Civil Aviation Organization and provided assistance on the evolution of aeronautical charge structure for the Brazilian Institute of Civil Aviation. He is a member of the editorial board of “Journal of Air Transport Management,” the “Southwest Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics” and “Journal of Air Transportation World Wide.” He is currently a member of the international faculty at the IATA Learning Center, where he is faculty leader of the Airline Finance and Accounting Management division.