Airport Operations in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Airport Operations in the US

The Airport Operations industry has experienced healthy growth over the five years to 2019 as improving economic conditions have fueled demand for airport services. Increased travel activity on the part of both domestic and international consumers has stimulated flight activity and generated revenue through passenger charges and aircraft support services. However, industry growth has been limited by the industry's capacity constraints, which have created inefficiencies at several major airports. A disparity has emerged between large international airports and regional airports that service local markets. The industry is expected to continue expanding over the five years to 2024, as demand for air travel continues on its upward trajectory.

This industry includes businesses that operate international, national or civil airports or flying fields. The industry also includes operators that provide aircraft parking, air traffic control services, cargo handling services and other relevant products. Fuel wholesaling and airport janitorial services are excluded from this industry, while most aircraft repair and maintenance services are included in the Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul industry (IBISWorld report 48819).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table International trips by US residents
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Chicago Department of Aviation (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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