Economic Impact

As Cecil Airport continues to attract more business to the Northeast Florida region, this means more jobs for the community. Learn more specifics about Cecil’s contribution to the local economy at the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) “Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study.”

According to a study conducted by the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Aviation Office in March 2010[1], Cecil Airport provides an annual economic impact of approximately $749 million and about 5,437 direct and indirect aviation-related jobs in the Northeast Florida region. The study also indicates that Cecil ranks first among general aviation airports in Florida for total employment and payroll and second in total economic impact.

Continual expansion of the airport has assisted in employment growth and economic impact. The following chart provides information about recent development, the type of facility and its direct economic impact to the North Florida region.

Also included are figures detailing the economic impact of newly constructed hangars and building additions at Cecil:


[1] * Source: FDOT Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study, March 2010


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