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Okaloosa Industrial Air park

The biggest and best aviation cluster in the region!

Former Governor Bush proclaimed the Okaloosa Industrial Air Park as
"One of the best examples of a true aviation, aerospace and defense cluster development in the State of Florida."

The Okaloosa Industrial Air Park and the Bob Sikes Airport has successfully completed Gulf Power's Park certification program, known as the Florida First Sites program. Read the article here 

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Location: 360 acres in the northern section of Okaloosa County, three miles northeast of the City of Crestview, near Interstate 10. Offers Bob Sikes Airport for general aviation and private use and is located within an Enterprise Zone.

An-124 Visits Crestview. The World's second largest aircraft.

Airport adds hundreds of millions to local economy

Site Size Available:

As needed. There are primes sites and large parcels available for development within the airport boundaries.
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Environment:

Cleared area of 290 acres with an elevation range from 160-240 feet. Bob Sikes Airport offers a 8,004 foot runway, with a 2,000 foot planned expansion. The airpark offers complete airport facilities capable of handling large airliners; taxiways to and from surrounding properties; and adjacent land for aviation related companies.

Access:

Proximity to Interstate 10, U.S. Highway 90, State Highway 85, and State Road 188.

The Bob Sikes Airport offers a 8,000 foot runway with ILS. It is primarily utilized for industrial application with general aviation facilities. Full service FBO/on site ARFF - emergency services. This airpark offers the ideal environment for aerospace industry and component manufacturing.

Owner:

Okaloosa County and private owners - Visit the county's website for information and regulations about property "within the fence" of the Bob Sikes Airport. 

Current Tenants:

Asurion, Bay State Cable Ties, Crestview Technology Air Park, Carolina Aero Panhandle Campus, Copy Products Company, Custom Production, Inc., Emerald Coast Aviation, Gulf Coast Industrial Machine, Ideal Aviation, Inc., Lockheed Martin, L-3 Crestview Aerospace, Prime Source Electrical & Manufacturing, QWEST, Satellites Unlimited Inc., Sunshine Aero Industries, Inc., Tepper Aviation, Vertol Systems Company, Inc.


Bob Sikes Airport by the Numbers
IATA Airport Code CEW
Runway ID 17/35 (17 is north end, 35 is south end)
Runway Length 8,004 feet (2,440 meters or 1.5 miles)
Runway Width 150 feet (46 meters)
Runway Elevation 213 to 153 feet, north to south


Bob Sikes Airport Economic Impact
Total Employment 2,791
Direct impacts from airport tenants/businesses and construction $1,74,324,000
Indirect impacts from visitors who arrive by general aviation aircraft $1,853,000
Multiplier Impacts $117,516,000
Total Payroll $108,208,000
Total Output $293,693,000
Source: Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study, August 2014

Page current as of March 2016.


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