FAA Aerospace Forecasts

The FAA Aerospace Forecast FY 2023–2043 is developed to support budget and planning needs of the FAA. The forecasts are developed using statistical models to explain and incorporate emerging trends of the different segments of the aviation industry. This year's document contains updated forecasts for U.S. airline traffic and capacity, FAA workload, General Aviation activity and pilots, as well as Commercial Space and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) fleet, Advanced Air Mobility and remote pilots.

FY 2023–2043 Forecast Individual Sections

FY 2023–2043 Forecast Tables

U.S. Passenger Airline Forecast Methodology

Previous FAA Aerospace Forecasts

FAA Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Forecasts

Last updated: Monday, May 8, 2023