British HAECO Americas expanding in Lake City, adding 400 new jobs

LONDON, U.K. — While attending the Farnborough Air Show, Governor Rick Scott announced that HAECO Americas will be expanding in Lake City, Florida and creating 400 new jobs. This project will bring a $2 million capital investment to Columbia County. Check for HAECO Americas jobs here.

Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to announce today at the Farnborough Airshow that HAECO is expanding and creating 400 new jobs in Columbia County. We have worked hard to create a business-friendly environment so companies like HAECO can prosper in Florida.”

The HAECO Lake City facility maintains the taxiways, parking ramps and engine run-up areas for the Lake City Airport. HAECO also maintains an FAA-approved control tower, which is staffed by FAA-certified controllers during daylight hours, providing all-weather operations.

Located about 60 miles west of Jacksonville, HAECO Lake City has over 600,000 square feet of covered hangar space and more than 1.3 million sq. ft. of ramp area. The complex includes six hangars for airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), as well as a dedicated, two-bay, strip and paint hangar.

READ MORE of this story in Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Press Release. Photo courtesy of HAECO Americas.

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