How Many Airports are There in Kentucky?
There are 52 public-use general aviation, 92 private, 2 military, 111 heliports, one drone port, and 6 commercial airports on the Kentucky airports map. The commercial ones contribute around $9.6 billion to the state’s economy. Flights within the state are provided by general aviation airports. Business, corporate flyers, freight suppliers, the agriculture community, and air ambulances in the state also depend on general aviation.
In terms of overall air cargo shipments, Kentucky ranks third in the United States. The state also houses three major air freight logistics companies that ship goods worldwide.
There are three international airports in the state. The biggest of them is Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) that has around 4.2 M passengers per year. It has a high on-time arrival rate of 78.91% (compared to an average of 79.99% in the U.S.). The percentage of on-time departures is 80.84% (average 81.56% in the USA). The smallest one is Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport (OWB), with around 19 thousand people.
The total passenger count from all Kentucky airports is 6.8 M (contribute 0.7% to the U.S. air traffic).