making kentucky a global aerospace standard
The Kentucky Aerospace Industry Consortium is a community of Kentucky companies, entrepreneurs, engineers, students, pilots, veterans, policymakers, service providers, and anyone dedicated to making the aerospace industry in our Commonwealth recognized for its capabilities around the world. We are on the pulse of everything that dares to defy the ground. We are visionaries, Makers and Doers. We see limits and we test them. We see boundaries and we cross them. We think Kentucky is more than horses, bluegrass, and bourbon.
We see the future, and we're flying towards it.
600+ companies in the Kentucky aerospace and defense cluster
17,000 jobs in the aerospace and defense cluster
$11.7B in aerospace and defense exports in 2017
The #1 Kentucky export and ranked the #3 aerospace export state