Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Pensacola's 350-acre lure

Land use map. Courtesy Pensacola airport
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Greg Donovan is a bit enthusiastic. But consider this: he's director of the second busiest airport in the region; Airbus is building an assembly line 60 miles away; the U.S. is becoming more appealing to manufacturers; and his airport has 350 acres that can be put on the table. Now that the city council has approved the land use plan, all systems are go for attracting aviation companies. (Source: Gulf Coast Aerospace Corridor Quarterly, 09/10/13) Full quarterly