Aerospace Sector2020-06-25T15:15:31-05:00


Aerospace & The Brunswick Golden Isles Airport

The Golden Isles have a long history of service to the aviation community and continue to work with world-class organizations to create new opportunities for this sector. There is plenty of room for new and existing business to grow on the 2,000 acres of property surrounding the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport, BQK in addition to exisiting industrial parks surrounding the airport property.

Your aersospace firm will be in good company. The Golden Isles is currently home to commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities including Gulfstream, Stambaugh Aviation and Omega Aviation.

BQK Advantages for Industrial and Commercial Business

In 3 miles from the airport and surrounding industrial parks your business, suppliers, and clients can be on 1-95. 1-95 is the main Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, running from U.S. Route 1 in Miami Florida, to Maine.

The Airport Authority is prepared for smart growth. For the appropriate business user, the airport is prepared to expand the runway to 10,000 feet. At this time, we are only 1 of 4 airports in Georgia with an 8,000+ sqft runway.

The Port of Brunswick is only 9 miles away from the airport properties.  Experience, flexibility, and rapid market access make the Georgia Ports Authority the perfect hub for breakbulk cargo. Dedicated teams for project cargo, forest products, iron, steel, and pipe are well-versed in the special handling requirements for each type of cargo.

If what you’re building, or need to build, is on wheels, the Colonial’s Island port can support your needs.

As a dedicated RoRo facility without container competition, the Colonel’s Island Terminal in Brunswick features three on-terminal auto processors, including International Auto Processing, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions. The Port of Brunswick offers three modern Ro/Ro berths, served by nine steamship lines. The current annual capacity is more than 900,000 vehicles. Full build-out will provide 150,000 spaces for automobile processing, for an annual capacity of 1.5 million vehicles.

Established industrial parks surround the airport providing opportunities for businesses that need to be close to airport and runway. These include North Glynn, Eastgate and the Brunswick-McBride Industrial Park.

With a brief 37 minute flight, you can access the world’s busiest airport- Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL). The Delta Connector operates 3 flights daily to and from ATL.

The airport terminal is the right size to help passengers travel to and from the Golden Isles.

The airport terminal has all the amenities you need – free WiFi, free parking, a lunch café, free baggage carts, ATM, check-in kiosks, and conference facilities. Courtesy personnel can assist you with your baggage. Plus, the resort-style terminal is a wonderful reminder that the Golden Isles is a premier coastal destination for business and leisure.

Airport map

Aerospace related workforce development and training

The Golden Isles educational partners work closely with local aerospace employers to promote career opportunities in this industry. Additionally, tailored training and development programs can be established for qualified businesses. A few highlights in the Golden Isles include:


“Gulfstream’s employees are world-class, and the QuickStart program here in Glynn County has played a key role in our workforce development efforts,” said Ron Aldrich, general manager, Gulfstream Brunswick. “The essential training provided by QuickStart will accelerate our new employees’ operational knowledge and dramatically reduce their learning curve. We look forward to our continued partnership in growing jobs in Georgia.”

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