Aerospace in Greensboro-High Point

With more than 1,000 acres of development-ready land at Piedmont Triad International and tailored aerospace workforce training programs, Greensboro-High Point is where your aerospace companies’ growth can take flight.

Aerospace Innovation Reaches New Heights

Greensboro-High Point is experiencing a major boom that has made it an aerospace hub for aircraft manufacturing, aircraft parts and aviation repair and maintenance. Located in Guilford County, Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI) is in the midst of $100+ million worth of expansions and upgrades and serves as the global headquarters location for the Honda Aircraft Company. PTI is home to what some site selection consultants have called “the best megasite in the country.”

Nearly 200 innovative aerospace companies including HAECO, Cessna and more have made Greensboro-High Point one of the top aerospace clusters and aerospace manufacturing centers in the nation. With strong aviation training programs at Guilford Technical Community College and Andrews High School Aviation Academy, companies can quickly train talent with the skills they need to take on the job.  Looking for aerospace manufacturing certified sites? Please visit our Buildings and Sites page to find the site that’s the right fit for your business.

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Aerospace & Defense Industry in
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Aerospace Center – Piedmont Triad International Airport

Facts & Figures


workers employed
in aerospace and
related companies

Nearly 700

engineering & engineering
technology degrees

awarded in Piedmont Triad
Region for 2020

Access to

PTI Airport Here And Two International airports
within 90 minutes

Over 1,000 acres

of industrial sites
with runway access

Piedmont Triad International Airport

is part of a 4,000-acre campus with more than 50 companies, employing 5,700 people


9,000 engineers employed
throughout the region

Proximity to

4 aircraft assembly
operations within 330 miles

North Carolina

moves up to 5th on PwC’s
annual Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness ranking for 2020

Major Aerospace Employers

Greensboro-High Point is home to some of the biggest names in the aerospace industry.

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What’s New in Greensboro-High Point

Get the latest news about aerospace companies in Greensboro-High Point.

Amada Manufacturing Facility in High Point, North Carolina

Amada America’s High Point Campus Makes Progress on Construction

In December 2019, Amada America officially opened its state-of-the-art 190,000-square foot manufacturing facility in High Point, NC – known as its Carolina Manufacturing Facility...


HAECO Cabin Solutions

Construction Growth Continues in Greensboro-High Point

Major construction projects continue across Guilford County, North Carolina despite national COVID-19 related shutdowns and slowdowns. Major construction projects have included ...


HAECO Cabin Solutions

HAECO Americas Spearheads Aviation Innovation in Greensboro-High Point

HAECO Cabin Solutions’ new aircraft devices could save aviation industry post COVID-19. HAECO Americas, the North American division of Hong Kong-based HAECO, is a global, world-class aviation company that...



Project Manager,
High Point Economic
Development Corporation



Executive Vice President
of Economic Development,

Greensboro Chamber of Commerce