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Valdosta Top Ten Supplier Location in the Southern Aerospace Corridor

March 12, 2014

Southern Business & Development magazine’s 12th annual Top Ten 10s Edition named Valdosta, Georgia as a Top Ten Supplier Location in the Southern Aerospace Corridor that can serve both Airbus and Boeing.

With the two leading aircraft manufacturers landing in the South in the past five years, more and more, the region is becoming the nation’s hub for aviation and aerospace companies. Because of their proximity, accessibility and infrastructure advantages, Valdosta’s location offers legitimate opportunities to service both Airbus and Boeing.

Ten Supplier Locations in the Southern Aerospace Corridor that can serve both Airbus and Boeing

  • Valdosta, Georgia
  • Panama City/Bay County, Florida
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Florida’s Space Coast
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Albany, Georgia
  • Liberty County, Georgia
  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • St. Augustine, Florida
  • Jacksonville, Florida

Valdosta, Georgia is strategically positioned for major aircraft suppliers. Located on Interstate 75, and a short distance from Interstate 10, Valdosta has direct access to Mobile and North Charleston.

Moody Air Force Base provides Valdosta with a deep pool of military and defense talent, much of it directly applicable to the aviation/aerospace industry. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, located on the base, provides excellent training in programs ranging from aeronautical science to supply chain management. In addition, Valdosta Regional Airport has the third-longest runway in the state.

Click here to read the full article in Southern Business & Development Magazine.

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