Morristown Airport's Economic Impact
Airports are a crucial part of New Jersey’s overall economy. As such, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) periodically reviews and updates the New Jersey State Airport System Plan (NJSASP). Revisions to the economic impacts of its system airports are included to maintain accurate data on which to base business decisions made by the State, municipalities, airport community and other entities.
Airports play a vital role in New Jersey’s local and state economies, not only providing transportation for residents, businesses and visitors; but also serving as key economic drivers. All airports included in this study contribute jobs, payroll, and output to the local economy. Based on the data collected, each airport was evaluated to determine the impacts on the economy of New Jersey. Below is the economic impact of Morristown Airport from the 2016 NJDOT report.
The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, is a partnership of business and government dedicated to growing the economy of Morris County, New Jersey through programs and services that result in business attraction, creation, retention, and expansion, and to assist government in managing growth for the benefit of present and future generations.