NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48111

Industry 48111

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48111 – Scheduled Air Transportation

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48111: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing air transportation of passengers and/or cargo over regular routes and on regular schedules. Establishments in this industry operate flights even if partially loaded. Establishments primarily engaged in providing scheduled air transportation of mail on a contract basis are included in this industry.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 48111

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Air commuter carriers, scheduled
  • Scheduled air passenger carriers
  • Scheduled air cargo carriers (except air couriers)
  • Scheduled helicopter passenger carriers

Cross-References for NAICS Code 48111

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 48111. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing air courier services–are classified in Industry 49211, Couriers and Express Delivery Services;
  • Providing air transportation of passengers, cargo, or specialty flying services with no regular routes and regular schedules–are classified in Industry 48121, Nonscheduled Air Transportation; and
  • Providing helicopter rides for scenic and sightseeing transportation–are classified in Industry 48799, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48111

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 48111. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Air cargo carriers (except air couriers), scheduled
  • Air commuter carriers, scheduled
  • Air passenger carriers, scheduled
  • Airmail carriers, scheduled
  • Cargo carriers, air, scheduled
  • Commuter air carriers, scheduled
  • Freight carriers (except air couriers), air, scheduled
  • Helicopter freight carriers, scheduled
  • Helicopter passenger carriers, scheduled
  • Passenger air transportation, scheduled
  • Passenger carriers, air, scheduled
  • Scheduled air freight carriers
  • Scheduled air freight transportation
  • Scheduled air passenger carriers
  • Scheduled air passenger transportation
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
    • Subsector 481: Air Transportation
      • Industry Group 4811: Scheduled Air Transportation
        • Industry 48111: Scheduled Air Transportation (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 481111: Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 481112: Scheduled Freight Air Transportation

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