Which NAICS codes can be used for Aviation and Space? (Community Question)

Whenever selecting a code for a business that has more than one revenue producing activity, the rule of thumb is to select only the code that matches the highest revenue producing activity for that business.

There are a number of Aviation Related NAICS Codes. Read each code’s description to determine which best describes the highest revenue producing activity by your organization or entity.

481219 Other Nonscheduled Air Transportation Aviation clubs providing a variety of air transportation activities to the general public
813319 Other Social Advocacy Organizations Aviation advocacy organizations
488119 Other Airport Operations Aviation clubs, primarily providing flying field services to the general public
926120 Regulation and Administration of Transportation Programs Federal Aviation Administration (except air traffic control)
611512 Flight Training Aviation schools
324110 Petroleum Refineries Aviation fuels manufacturing
713990 All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries Aviation clubs, recreational

If the higher revenue producing activity by the entity is in the space field, read through these codes’ descriptions to determine the best fit for the revenue producing activity:

927110 Space Research and Technology Space research services, government
336414 Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing Developing and producing prototypes for complete guided missiles and space vehicles
336415 Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Propulsion Unit and Propulsion Unit Parts Manufacturing Developing and producing prototypes for guided missile and space vehicle engines
336419 Other Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing Developing and producing prototypes for guided missile and space vehicle components
541715 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology) Guided missile and space vehicle engine research and development
334511 Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing Space vehicle guidance systems and equipment manufacturing
481211 Nonscheduled Chartered Passenger Air Transportation Space transportation, passenger, nonscheduled
481212 Nonscheduled Chartered Freight Air Transportation Space transportation, freight, nonscheduled
928110 National Security Space Force
423860 Transportation Equipment and Supplies (except Motor Vehicle) Merchant Wholesalers Guided missiles and space vehicles merchant wholesalers
332313 Plate Work Manufacturing Space simulation chambers, fabricated metal plate work, manufacturing
334220 Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing Space satellites, communications, manufacturing

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