News and Events
Aviation Training Firm SIMCOM Expands Headquarters in Orlando
SIMCOM investing $109 million in new headquarters and training facility
Florida Venture Forum Announces 2020 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference and Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition
13th annual conference will be fully virtual and will feature Space Florida’s “Accelerating Innovation Cash Prize”
Space Florida Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Bumper 8 Launch Florida’s Cape Canaveral Spaceport Remains a Global Leader
Why Florida + Facts & Figures
In the US for the Number of Aviation & Aerospace Establishments * (1)
Aerospace-related Companies * (2)
A Global Leader in the Aerospace Industry.
Florida is an unquestioned leader nationally and internationally in the global aerospace industry. Florida consistently ranks in the top five U.S. states for aerospace industry employment, with more than 130,000 employees in 2017. More than 17,144 aerospace-related companies call Florida home, contributing $19 billion in revenues to Florida’s economy.
Florida’s Gateway to Space.
Working in conjunction with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the United States Air Force, Space Florida offers a variety of facilities spanning across the State of Florida for aerospace companies to research, develop and launch business ventures. Click below to learn more about each of the Space Florida facilities and leasing opportunities.View Facilities