NAICS Code Description

48121 - Nonscheduled Air Transportation

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 48121 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Atlas A Worldwide Holdings IncAmeriflight LLC
Netjets IncHoth Inc
Bristow Holdings US IncKalitta Charters LLC
Chc Group LLCWorldwide A Lgistics Group Inc
Omni Air International LLCSouthern Air Holdings Inc

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.

Illustrative Examples:

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

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.

NAICS Codes that fall under 48121 - Nonscheduled Air Transportation