South Carolina's Aviation IndustryVideo Library
South Carolina Aviation Week is an annual event held in conjunction with Orville Wright’s birthday on August 19, 1871. The week-long celebration promotes aviation through events that highlight airports’ educational and economic impacts throughout the state. Governor Henry McMaster proclaimed August 15 – 22, 2020, South Carolina Aviation Week.
Aviation Industry Impacts
SCAA and SC Aeronautics Commission celebrated Aviation Week 2020 by featuring the organizations who use South Carolina airports as a vital part of their businesses. These videos highlight the vast impacts of South Carolina’s airports and robust aviation industry year round.
South Carolina’s commercial airports are open and ready for passenger travel. Take a look at the systems in place to protect health and safety of passengers and airport employees.
Lockheed Martin‘s Greenville presence contributes approximately $100 Million to Upstate economies and communities each year.
Myrtle Beach-based Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics makes an impact on South Carolina’s economy by contributing to aviation workforce development through its aviation maintenance technician training program.
SC Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Technical College is developing the workforce for South Carolina’s manufacturing cluster. With programs in aircraft assembly, aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance and more, the center trains workers for careers in some of the state’s largest manufacturers.
South Carolina Aeronautics Commission fosters air and economic development in South Carolina. Commissioners work tirelessly to advocate for airports and funding, and they do it for the love of our great state and aviation.