The nation’s leading aerospace hub 

The Cincinnati-Dayton corridor has been an aerospace powerhouse since the Wright Brothers invented the first airplane here in 1903. Today, hundreds of industry-related companies line that same corridor, making Greater Cincinnati a top aerospace product and parts manufacturer. In fact, Ohio is the No. 1 supplier state to Airbus and Boeing.

As a result, new aerospace companies moving to the region have a built-in infrastructure critical to their success. Suppliers have the distinct advantage of being close to many potential customers, including GE Aviation – the world’s leading aircraft engine manufacturer. Want to work with the military? Your company can license new technologies from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Fill your open positions with the top talent in the industry. Greater Cincinnati is home to the highest concentration of aerospace talent in the U.S. We have the right mix of experience engineers and new graduates to help your company succeed.  

A wealth of proven industry resources and low business operating costs make it easy to see why Site Selection magazine ranked Greater Cincinnati the second most competitive city in North America for aerospace.  

Success stories

  • GE Aviation - Since 1949, this world-leading aviation industry supplier continues to reach new heights in the Greater Cincinnati region. (Video) (Case study


Industry necessities


REDI Cincinnati is your first point-of-contact to locate or expand your aerospace company in our region. To learn more, contact REDI at (513) 562-8474 or 


  • Headquarters of GE Aviation, the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft engines
  • One of the nation’s Top 15 aerospace products and parts manufactures 
  • Within 200 miles of five of the Top 50 U.S. aerospace and engineering universities 
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