WHAT DRIVES AVIATION & AEROSPACE IN FLORIDA?
A specialized workforce that powers your business.
TAKING AVIATION & AEROSPACE TO NEW HEIGHTS
#1 IN HIGH-TECH EMPLOYMENT IN THE SOUTHEAST
Jobs in Florida’s aviation and aerospace industry grew more than 19% from 2013 to 2017, while the nation saw a 5% increase in the same field. You can be a part of a rapidly-growing market.
93,000 EMPLOYEES WITH MORE GROWTH ON HORIZON
Florida’s aviation and aerospace sector is expected to grow by 6 percent by 2021, far exceeding the U.S. growth projections for this sector of 2 percent. You can find the experienced talent you need.
#2 IN THE NATION FOR AVIATION & AEROSPACE ESTABLISHMENTS
Florida is home to legacy aerospace companies including Boeing, Airbus, General Dynamics, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman and more than 2,300+ aviation & aerospace establishments. You can join a well-established market among industry leaders.
#2 INFRASTRUCTURE IN U.S.
With 130 public-use and 20 commercial airports, plus two spaceports, Florida’s aerospace infrastructure is built to last.
#2 BEST STATE FOR BUSINESS
A survey of CEOs from Chief Executive magazine recognized Florida as #2 on the list of best states for business. This makes locating in Florida an easy choice.
#4 BEST TAX CLIMATE
The Tax Foundation ranks Florida fourth in the nation on tax-friendliness so you can focus on investing in your business.
FLORIDA HAS THE WORKFORCE BUILT FOR AEROSPACE
FPL HELPS DRIVE INDUSTRY GROWTH
A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE
Nearly 70 percent of Florida’s 2,300 aerospace & aviation companies are in FPL’s service territory, giving us a unique understanding of the industry’s diverse needs and challenges when it comes to industrial power needs.
FPL’s reliability is 44 percent better than the national average and boasts the best SAIDI rating in the state. And in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, FPL received the 2018 ReliabilityOne™ Award, a prestigious recognition for electric utilities for providing their customers with the highest levels of reliability in the industry.