Florida is the gateway to space, air traffic hub of the Americas, a center for flight training and home to leading aircraft and component manufacturers. As a result, Florida has a rich supply chain and talent pool benefiting industry businesses. Boeing, Embraer, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky and others have significant operations here.
- Aviation: Florida is the birthplace of commercial aviation and the air transport hub of the Western Hemisphere. Florida ranks No. 1 among states for air transportation and flight training businesses and is also home to the No. 1 U.S. airport for international air cargo.
- Aerospace: Florida is a premier aerospace and space location. Our 470+ industry companies excel in areas from aircraft parts and assembly to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to missiles. Florida also offers tremendous space launch assets.