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Aerospace

Industry takes flight.

Hancock County, Mississippi is home to some of the world’s most renowned names in aerospace: Lockheed Martin, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Rolls-Royce and Selex Galileo. All rely on our skilled and productive workforce and comprehensive workforce training, supportive business environment, strategic location, low startup and operation costs, and cutting-edge R&D. South Mississippi's aerospace infrastructure includes federal and university research units, aerospace parks, military aviation bases, technology transfer offices and test ranges. 

Hancock County is home to some of the world's most advanced aerospace and technology operations. NASA's Stennis Space Center, located in Hancock County, has been crucial to every NASA mission since the 1960s and continues to be the largest rocket engine test complex in the U.S. Today, our workforce produces everything from rocket engines to geospatial systems.

 

 

Stennis International Airport

Owned and operated by the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission, the Airpark offers multiple site opportunities for domestic and/or foreign direct investment. As an international point of entry to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and home of the Stennis Space Center, Hancock County welcomes non-domestic partnerships with expertise and high-value incentives.

For more information about Stennis International Airport or opportunities for growth or expansion of your company, please contact:

Kevin Carlisle       
Airport Director
(228) 467-7070
kcarlisle@hcphc.ms

William P. Cotter, C.M.
Chief Operatings Officer
(228) 467-9231
bcotter@hcphc.ms
 

AEROSPACE INDUSTRY IN HANCOCK COUNTY

Lockheed Martin

Propulsion unit and part manufacturing

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

Rocket engine testing and part manufacturing

Rolls-Royce, NA

Engine parts manufacturing and testing

JKS International

Unlaminated plastics profile shape manufacturing

SpaceX

Rocket engine test facility for Raptor engine

SELEX- Galileo, Inc.

MRO and DOD training facilities

JALBTCX

Airborne lidar bathymetry for USACE, NOAA, NAVO

Optech International

Lidar and camera survey instruments for mapping

Mississippi Aerospace

Aircraft modification and design consultants

Million Air

Fixed Base Operator

 


Contact

Janel L. Carothers,
Development Officer
228.467.9231
janel@portairspace.com

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Kiln, Mississippi 39556 (228) 467-9231
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Map14054 Fred & Al Key Road
Kiln, Mississippi 39556
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Hancock County, MS
14054 Fred & Al Key Road
Kiln, MS 39556
Toll Free: 800.558.1658
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