Okaloosa County Industrial Air Park

Okaloosa Industrial Air Park

The Okaloosa County Industrial Air park is located three miles northeast of the City of Crestview. The Air Park surrounds the Bob Sikes Airport for general aviation and private use. 


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.

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

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. 

Certified Park

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. 

Bob Sikes Airport

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.

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

Current Park Tenants

Crestview Aerospace, Crestview Technology Air Park, Copy Products Company, Custom Production, Inc., Emerald Coast Aviation, Gulf Coast Industrial Machine,  HSU Innovation Institute North, Ideal Aviation, Inc., iQor, Lockheed Martin, Northwest Florida State College Aviation Center of Excellence, Prime Source Electrical & Manufacturing, Satellites Unlimited Inc., Segers Aero Corporation, Southwire, Sunshine Aero Industries, Inc., Tepper Aviation, Vertex Aerospace AIS, Vertol Systems Company, Inc.

Land Available in the Industrial Air Park

Buildings Available in the Industrial Air Park

Northwest Florida State College Aviation Center of Excellence (ACE)

ACE-Northside-D-Straight-On-View.jpgNorthwest Florida State College’s 27,000 SF state-of-the-art Aviation Center of Excellence (ACE) opened in September 2021 at the HSU Innovation Institute North in Crestview. The beneficiary of a $7.2 million grant from Triumph Gulf Coast, this FAA certified program is poised to set students up for success in the aerospace industry, with programs offered in Professional Pilot Technology, Airframe and Powerplant as well as Unmanned Vehicle Systems Operations. Over the next 10 years, the program anticipates at least 307 students will earn 1,255 FAA industry-recognized certificates, with 184 to be certified in airframe and powerplant mechanics and 123 to gain professional pilot certificates, providing an expanded talent pool that will bolster Northwest Florida’s economy. 

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