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April 9th, 2012back

The figures are in for the economic impact VIA represented for 2010

The Aviation Division of the Texas Department of Transportation unveiled the their study of the impact and relationship of airports in Texas with the statewide economy for 2010. The analysis estimates the impacts of aviation-related spending and business operations on:
     -Output - the value of all directly and indirectly related business transactions.
     -Labor Income - salaries, wages, and benefits paid to employees.
     -Jobs - the number of jobs supported by all related business activities.

For Valley International Airport, the total figures in 2010 in each of the above categories were:
     -Output -         $255,531,213
     -Labor Income - $53,021,846
     -Jobs -                          2,712

Link to the Harlingen results:

https://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/avn/avninfo/eco-impact/2011/eco_hrl.pdf

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