Aerospace has long been established as one of the state’s top industries. We boast the world’s busiest airport; our 500 aerospace companies employ 85,000; and we bring in $7.8 billion dollars in international aircraft exports. But this year, Georgia has soared to new heights in aerospace with the expansion of industry heavy-hitters and the development of new ways to maneuver through the sky.
From Phoenix Air (the air charter that sent flying emergency rooms to rescue Ebola patients) to Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin and Area-I, Georgia aircraft companies are pioneering new ways to take flight and provide efficient, innovative operations.
Read Up in the Air, a piece featured in the December issue of Georgia Trend magazine, and discover how Georgia companies are venturing into new territory. Learn what the experts—including Center of Innovation for Aerospace director Steve Justice—think about the current state of the industry. And find out how they’re all working together to make Georgia a dominating force for aerospace in America.