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Long Beach Airport's Economic Impact
An analysis of Long Beach Airport fiscal year 2018 data estimated the economic impact of LGB on the Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA, Combined Statistical Area (CSA), consisting of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Ventura counties. Various economic activities take place at LGB, generating revenue for businesses, jobs for the local workforce, and income for households in the study region. Through economic multiplier effects, these economic activities create additional economic activities within the region.

To recognize the important role the Airport plays in attracting economic vitality, the report measures the total economic impact of both the Airport and the broader Long Beach Airport Aviation Complex (Complex), considering an area which includes all business entities within a defined area north of Interstate 405 and south of Carson Street, bordered by Clark Avenue and Cherry Avenue. A majority of the property is owned by the City of Long Beach.

The totals demonstrate that the Airport serves as an important commercial travel hub, stimulates enterprise, attracts jobs, and provides income for households in the region. The Airport itself accounts for nearly $1.6 billion in economic impact and supports more than 10,000 jobs. The Complex generates $8.6 billion in economic impact and supports nearly 46,000 jobs in the region.

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