FAA Aerospace Forecasts

The FAA Aerospace Forecast FY 2022–2042 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 and remote pilots.

FY 2022–2042 Forecast Individual Sections

FY 2022–2042 Forecast Tables

U.S. Passenger Airline Forecast Methodology

Previous FAA Aerospace Forecasts

FAA Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Forecasts

Last updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2022