Q. Where can I find helicopter data and statistics?
Helicopter Statistics from BTS
General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Surveys provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for general helicopter data.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) collects traffic data for certificated air carriers only
Our statistics include little data on helicopters
Example: For 2008 our database show only 6,876 of 11,551,672 departures (domestic and international) were flown by helicopters
View this data yourself by accessing the T-100 Segment (All Carriers) database
Click "Analysis" next to "Aircraft Group"
set "Filter variables" to "DepPerformed (or passengers)"
Set "Filter Year" to 2008 and recalculate
"Aerospace facts and figures" published by the Aerospace Industries Association of America provided by Hathi Trust Digital Library
(Note: The above website is not maintained by US DOT or any other US Government office. We take no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any non-US DOT web page, and offer the above links strictly as a courtesy, should you be interested.)
NTL Reference Librarians provide services for the transportation community and general public. Specific services are:
- Basic research assistance with Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) publications and data products
- Assistance with access to information resources in ROSA P
- Referrals to operating administrations within US DOT
These FAQs cover topics related to BTS. Please see the DOT homepage for access to all DOT Administrations.
Can't find the answer you're looking for in the FAQs? Contact us for help.