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February 22, 2018
Aviation & Aerospace

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Business Florida - Industries

Aviation & Aerospace

| 9/22/2016

Florida Ranks...

  • 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

 

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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.

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National Space Council: State of the Satellite Industry
National Space Council: State of the Satellite Industry

Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association, speaks on the industry's status during the National Space Council's second meeting at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

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