The Piedmont Triad International Airport near Greensboro, NC is an economic generator in central North Carolina that has attracted industry and created jobs.
The airport creates jobs. The airport’s 4,000-acre campus is now the location for some 50 companies and agencies that employ more than 5,000 workers, and an aviation school that trains workers in aerospace jobs.
The airport attracts global companies. The construction of the FedEx mid-Atlantic hub, the development of Honda Aircraft Company’s global headquarters, expansions of facilities at TIMCO and Cessna have all contributed to investment and job growth at the airport.
The airport attracts private investment. Over the past 10 years, PTI has attracted more than $500 million in private investment from companies that have located new facilities at or near the airport, or have expanded existing facilities at the airport.