Business Florida - Industries
Aviation & Aerospace
- No. 2 state for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness
- No. 2 state in aviation, aerospace and space establishments
- No. 2 among states for aerospace products and parts manufacturing
- 2 licensed U.S. spaceports
- 120+ public use airports
Blue Origin – Designing, building and launching commercial rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station; 330 jobs expected.
Lockheed Martin – Expanding at its Astrotech Space Operations site in Titusville and adding 300 jobs.
HAECO Americas – Expanding its hangar complex in Lake City with 400 jobs.
Embraer – Opening a 236,000-sq.-ft. executive jet aircraft assembly plant in Melbourne and building a seating technologies facility in Titusville.
LAN CARGO – Opening its first maintenance hangar in the U.S. at Miami International Airport to handle 300,000 tons of cargo annually between Miami and South America.