Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

7 - Services-Producing Sector

9 - Transportation and Warehousing

48-49 - Transportation and Warehousing

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in transporting passengers and goods, warehousing and storing goods, and providing services to these establishments. The modes of transportation are road (trucking, transit and ground passenger), rail, water, air and pipeline. These are further subdivided according to the way in which businesses in each mode organize their establishments. National post office and courier establishments, which also transport goods, are included in this sector. Warehousing and storage establishments are subdivided according to the type of service and facility that is operated.

Many of the establishments in this sector are structured as networks, with activities, workers, and physical facilities distributed over an extensive geographic area.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • renting and leasing transportation equipment without operator (See 532 Rental and Leasing Services)
488 - Support Activities for Transportation

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing services to other transportation establishments. These services may be specific to a mode of transportation, or they may be multi-modal.

4881 - Support Activities for Air Transportation

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing specialized services to the air transport industry.

48811 - Airport Operations

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating international, national and other civil airports. The activities involved in operating airports include renting hangar space, and providing air traffic control services, baggage handling, cargo handling and aircraft parking services. Public flying fields are included.

488111 - Air Traffic Control

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating air traffic control services to promote the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic.

  • Example Activities:

    • Air traffic control services
488119 - Other Airport Operations

This Canadian industry comprises establishments, not classified to any other Canadian industry, primarily engaged in operating civil airports.

  • Example Activities:

    • Air freight handling at airports
    • Aircraft parking service
    • Airport baggage handling
    • Airport cargo handling services
    • Airport hangar rental
    • Airport operations
    • Airport runway maintenance service
    • Airport, civil, operation and maintenance
    • Aviation club providing primarily flying field services to general public
    • Flying fields operation
    • Hangar operation
    • Loading service, aircraft
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