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FAA Aviation Forecasts - Fiscal Years 1985-1996.
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF AVIATION POLICY AND PLANS
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This report contains the Fiscal Years 1985-1996 Federal Aviation Administration FAA forecasts of aviation activity at FAA facilities. These include airports with FAA control towers, air route traffic control centers, and flight service stations. Detailed forecasts were made for the four major users of the national aviation system air carriers, air taxicommuters, general aviation and the military. the forecasts have been prepared to meet the budget and planning needs of the constituent units of the FAA and to provide information that can be used by state and local authorities, by the aviation industry and the general public. The overall outlook for the forecast period is for strong economic growth, relatively stable real fuel prices, and moderate inflation. Based upon these assumptions, aviation activity is forecast to increase by Fiscal Year 1996 by 62 percent at towered airports commuters, 70 percent air carrier, 28 percent general aviation, 74 percent military, 0 percent, 44 percent at air route traffic control centers commuters 102 percent air carriers, 38 percent general aviation, 51 percent military, -2 percent, and 47 percent in flight services performed. Hours flown by general aviation is forecast to increase 45 percent and helicopter hours flown 84 percent. Scheduled domestic revenue passenger miles RPMs are forecast to increase 78 percent, with scheduled international RPMs forecast to increase by 82 percent commuter RPMs forecast to increase by 100 percent. Additional keywords civil aviation, economic analysis, planning programming budgeting, airports. Author
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