Mississippi. Where Aerospace Dreams Take Flight.

Mississippi has played a pivotal role in the aerospace industry since the earliest days of NASA’s Apollo program. Today, our state is home to some of the world’s most renowned names in the business. All rely on our skilled and productive workforce and comprehensive workforce training, supportive business environment, strategic location, low startup and operation costs, cutting-edge R&D and proximity to important military installations.

  • “GE Aviation’s Partnership with the state of Mississippi is creating long-term economic growth. We couldn't be happier with our Batesville operation, and we look forward to the growth of our new Ellisville operation.”
    David Joyce
    President & CEO , GE Aviation

Sector Spotlight

For years now every commercial airplane in the world has had at least one component made in Mississippi.

Mississippi is home to the nation’s largest rocket engine test complex.

Three companies manufacture unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in Mississippi - Aurora Flight Sciences, Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems & Stark Aerospace.

Success Stories

Airbus Helicopters – Columbus

“The work ethic with the people from this region is phenomenal.”
Earl Walker , Senior Director, Business Development & Government Relations

Explore Mississippi’s Transportation, Education, and Target Industries Infrastructure.