Phone: 319-653-7002
Address: 1625 S. Airport Rd.

Washington Airport Impacts Local Economy!

  • The Washington Airport handles 11,900 aircraft operations per year ranking Washington as the 13th busiest airport in the state out of 101 general aviation airports.
  • Visitors using the Washington Airport will send approximately $495,000 per year ranking it 9th in the state out of 101 general aviation airports.
  • The output impact from airport activity and visitor spending caused by the Washington Airport is $1.9 million dollars ranking it 24th in the state out of 101 general aviation airports.
  • There are 30.5 airport-induced jobs produced from the Washington Airport creating $971,600 in payroll per year.
  • The Washington Airport supports surrounding agriculture operations by providing a base of operations for the aerial applicators.  Statewide aerial operations provide a positive economic impact and increased yields to agricultural families and communities of $214 million dollars.
  • The Washington Airport is just below the Airline Commercial Service Airports in importance to the Aviation Transportation System in Iowa and is part of the National Aviation System Plan.
  • When aviation is used as a business tool, business annual productivity is INCREASED by an estimated $12.8 billion dollars statewide.From “Iowa Economic Impact of Aviation”, published 2009 by the State of Iowa
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