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.