2022 Edition

national industry 487990

Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing scenic and sightseeing transportation (except on land and water). The services provided are usually local and involve same-day return to place of departure.

The immediate parent of national industry 487990 is international industry 48799: Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other

Illustrative Examples

  • Aerial cable cars, scenic and sightseeing operation
  • Helicopter rides, scenic and sightseeing operation
  • Glider excursions
  • Aerial tramways, scenic and sightseeing operation
  • Hot air balloon rides, scenic and sightseeing operation

2022 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Providing recreational activities, such as hang gliding--are classified in Industry 713990, All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries; and
  • Providing scheduled or nonscheduled air transportation of passengers or specialty flying services--are classified in Subsector 481, Air Transportation.


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 Existed Equivalent Value
2002 487990
2007 487990
2012 487990
2017 487990
2022 487990

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 487990, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other:

  1. air transportation co scenic and sightseeing
  2. air transportation nonscheduled
  3. amusement and recreation service not otherwise classified
  4. aviation helicopter flying crew
  5. recreation not otherwise classified
  6. scenic and sightseeing transportation
  7. scenic and sightseeing transportation other
  8. sightseeing ski chair lift gondola
  9. ski sightseeing chair lift gondola
  10. transportation and warehousing


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