The FAA Aerospace Forecast 2020-2040 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 US 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 2020–2040 forecast individual sections
FY 2020–2040 forecast tables
U.S. Passenger Airline Forecast Methodology
- FY 2020–2040 (PDF)