2012 Edition

international industry 48121

Nonscheduled Air Transportation

Overview

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) providing air transportation of passengers and/or cargo with no regular routes and regular schedules or (2) providing specialty flying services with no regular routes and regular schedules using general purpose aircraft. These establishments have more flexibility with respect to choice of airports, hours of operation, load factors, and similar operational characteristics.

The immediate parent of international industry 48121 is industry group 4812: Nonscheduled Air Transportation

Illustrative Examples

  • Air taxi services
  • Nonscheduled air freight transportation services Aircraft charter services
  • Nonscheduled air passenger transportation services

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Crop dusting using specialized aircraft:are classified in Industry 11511, Support Activities for Crop Production;
  • Fighting forest fires using specialized water bombers:are classified in Industry 11531, Support Activities for Forestry;
  • Providing air transportation of passengers and/or cargo over regular routes and on regular schedules:are classified in Industry 48111, Scheduled Air Transportation;
  • Providing specialized air sightseeing services:are classified in Industry 48799, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other;
  • Aerial gathering of geophysical data:are classified in Industry 54136, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services;
  • Providing aerial and/or other surveying and mapping services:are classified in Industry 54137, Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services;
  • Providing air ambulance services using specialized equipment:are classified in Industry 62191, Ambulance Services;
  • Operating specialized flying schools, including all training for commercial pilots:are classified in Industry 61151, Technical and Trade Schools;
  • Operating recreation aviation clubs:are classified in Industry 71399, All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries;
  • Operating advocacy aviation clubs:are classified in Industry 81331, Social Advocacy Organizations; and
  • Providing air courier services:are classified in Industry 49211, Couriers and Express Delivery Services.

History

The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 48121 -
2007 48121 -
2012 48121 -
2017 48121 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

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