Appleton International Airport Contributes $676 Million To Regional & State Economies

GREENVILLE, WIS. – Appleton International Airport contributes $676 million in economic output to regional and state economies, according to a report created by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics. The airport supports nearly 3,200 jobs in the state and region, which translates to more than $150 million in personal income and wages.

Appleton International Airport received 20 million pounds of freight, conducted 35,000 aircraft operations, and accommodated 270,000 travelers to the Fox Valley in 2016.

“With an airport in their backyard, Fox Valley companies are able to access the global marketplace,” said Abe Weber, airport director. “Hundreds of companies have built their headquarters here, and they rely on quality air service to transport their goods and products to the marketplace.”

Appleton International Airport is involved in several community events and organizations helping to make a difference in people’s lives, including Old Glory Honor Flight, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Wings For Autism.

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