Last week, the Iowa Department of Transportation released its 2022 Iowa Aviation Economic Report.
The report showcases aviation's impact on Iowa's economy, and how local airports impact local economies.
The report detailed that the Iowa City Municipal Airport brings $24 million annually in total economic activity to the area. The last time Iowa DOT conducted this study in 2009, it showed the airport brought in $11.2 million. That is a 114 percent increase in economic impact.
Other important stats include how the airport supports 77 on-airport jobs and has 18,700...