Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana’s competitive advantages help aviation businesses thrive. Transportation access includes six interstate highways, six class-one railroads, six deep-water ports and seven commercial airports. Louisiana’s educational offerings include 12 statewide 5-Axis CNC machining programs, four FAA certified airframe and powerplant programs, six mechanical engineering, six electrical engineering, and 10 physics programs. LED FastStart®, designated “best state workforce training program” by Business Facilities, provides customized employee recruitment training. Louisiana’s 10 development-ready certified sites at five airports with runway lengths of 7,500’, combined with competitive wages and low business taxes, provide a pathway to success.