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1 Economic Impact of Air Cargo at Presented by: Warren Jones

2 Atlanta So why International is a economic Airport impact study important? 1. Allows airports to show value it provides to a community 2. It can help on the development of roads/interstates 3. May help businesses decide on new locations 4. While cargo revenue may be low for an airport, it shows the value air cargo provides- JOBS and TRADE

3 Atlanta H-JAIA International plays a crucial Airport role in the economic health of the southeastern United States This study investigated the impacts for GA and 5 neighboring States Alabama Florida (42 Counties in N. Florida) North Carolina South Carolina Presentation Tennessee to Study based on 2008 data

4 For Atlanta commodities International produced Airport within the six states, H-JAIA ranks 2 nd to Miami Int l Airport in terms of tonnage shipped internationally and the gross value of shipments Value of Shipments from ATL Value of Shipments from MIA $81,000/ton $82,000/ton

5 Georgia $7 Billion in goods sent through H-JAIA Direct impact for GA 18,800 direct jobs 1.3 Billion in direct wages Total Impact for GA 62,200 jobs $3.2 Billion in wages

6 Alabama $600 M in goods sent internationally through H-JAIA (or, 41% of AL international air exports) $550 M in goods shipped domestically Direct economic impact 3,800 direct jobs $200 M in direct wages Total Impact for AL Presentation 10,300 to jobs $436 M in wages

7 North Carolina $1.4 B in goods sent internationally through H-JAIA (or, 23% of NC international air exports) Over $1B in goods shipped domestically Direct economic impact 7,700 direct jobs $539 M in direct wages Total Impact for N. Carolina Presentation 28,000 to jobs $1.3 B in wages

8 South Carolina $740 M in goods sent internationally through H-JAIA (or, 38% of SC international air exports) Over $650 M in goods shipped domestically Direct economic impact 3,900 direct jobs $211 M in direct wages Total Impact for S. Carolina Presentation 10,000 to jobs $441 M in wages

9 Tennessee $1.2 B in goods sent internationally through H-JAIA (or, 22% of TN international air exports) Over $700 M in domestic cargo Direct economic impact 6,000 direct jobs $359 M in direct wages Total Impact for Tennessee 17,750 jobs $817 M in wages

10 Northern Florida $1.2 B in goods sent internationally through H-JAIA (or, 10% of FL international air exports) $1B in goods shipped domestically Direct economic impact 7,100 direct jobs $407 M in direct wages Total Impact for Northern FL Presentation 21,500 to jobs $953 M in wages

11 Percentage of Each States Total Air Cargo Shipped Through H-JAIA in 2008 by Value Source: U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division packaged by WISERTrade. Calculations by EDR Group (based on international cargo)

12 Economic Impact of Cargo Exported through H-JAIA in 2008 Direct Impacts for the SE Region Jobs - 47,331 Wages - $3 Billion Business Sales - $16.4 Total Impacts for the SE Region Jobs 176, 248 Wages - $8.2 Billion

13 So what do we do now? Get the information out there! 1. Press Releases 2. Chamber of Commerce meetings 3. Local and State Governments 4. Rotary clubs/ Kiwanis 5. Local Air Cargo Associations 6. Cargo Appreciation Day?

14 Thank You! The world s busiest Airport

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