Reports and Statistics

For information pertaining to Louisville’s airports, The Airport Authority provides detailed monthly and annual reports to keep the community informed and up-to-date.

Economic Impact

SDF and Bowman Field make up the largest employment center in Louisville Metro. When we grow that means additional jobs, payroll, business expenditures, construction projects, and generating additional local and state tax revenues for the region.

Louisville’s airports fuel the economy by helping retain and attract business, conventions and tourists. SDF and LOU provide access to world markets overnight and connect passengers to world destinations quickly.

In 2014, Louisville’s airports generated recurring economic impacts of:

  • More than 69,900 jobs
  • More than $2.6 billion in payroll
  • More than $8.1 billion in economic activity and
  • More than $348.8 million in state and local taxes

For information on these areas of impact and a broader look at how the airports are impacting your community, please click the link below.