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Aerospace

Top-Ranked State for Aerospace Manufacturing

“The state of Georgia is the perfect environment for us to accelerate our business growth and create more jobs in the near future.”

David Horner, President, Meggitt Polymers & Composites

Join industry leaders like Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream Aerospace and 800+ more high-flying companies that call Georgia home. For decades, these aerospace giants have known what PwC recently confirmed: Georgia is the #1 state in the U.S. for aerospace manufacturing.

Where Aerospace Takes Flight

Whether you repair landing gear, operate commercial flights or build F-16s, you’ll discover that Georgia’s business climate provides the workforce, market access and infrastructure that you need to succeed.

#1

Export from Georgia

99K

Aerospace Workers

Behind the Industry Boom

Cutting-Edge Research Partnerships

Team up with the Center of Innovation for Aerospace to develop new products and stay on the leading edge of technology. $50 million is earmarked for aerospace research annually.

Top Engineering Talent

Access a pipeline of world-renown engineering talent. Georgia Tech’s aerospace engineering program, ranked no. 2 in the U.S., produces 2,000+ aerospace-related grads every year.

Tailored Workforce Training

Join companies like Gulfstream who have tapped Quick Start and Savannah Tech to create customized training programs to ramp up production and meet customer demand.

Growing Military Presence

Robins Air Force Base and a dozen other expanding military facilities support Georgia’s growing aerospace industry with a highly skilled, well-trained workforce that’s in touch with aviation needs.

New Frontiers Start Here

If your sights are set on the future of aerospace, Georgia is primed to emerge as the leader in new technologies like Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Partner with local universities, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Center of Innovation for Aerospace and other local companies to develop advancements in this emerging field. Georgia can also launch you into the $330 billion commercial space industry at the Camden Spaceport, christened with its first test launch in 2017.

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