Industry Sector

Educational Services

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering aviation and flight training. These establishments may offer vocational training, recreational training, or both.


NAICS Code 611512 - Flight Training is a final level code of the “Educational Services” Sector. There are 817 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 15,173 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 611512 - Flight Training are:

  • Aviation schools
  • Flight simulation training
  • Flight training schools
  • Flying instruction
  • Military flight instruction training
  • Schools, aviation


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 611512 - Flight Training that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in specialty air transportation services that may also provide flight training are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 481219 - Other Nonscheduled Air Transportation..