80 years of aerospace expertise
Located 30 miles south-west of Glasgow, Prestwick Aerospace is an established centre of excellence for MRO, aero structures and design engineering. Over 3,000 highly skilled employees are based here – that’s more than 50% of Scotland’s aerospace workforce.
Some of the largest global aerospace companies have operations at Prestwick including, BAE Systems, Spirit Aerosystems, GE Caledonian, UTC and Woodward, Inc. You can find out more about the aerospace companies operating at Prestwick here.
The area is also home to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport and Scotland’s only Aerospace Enterprise Area, which offers a range of incentives including rates relief.
Prestwick Aerospace has a comprehensive transport infrastructure that combines impressive surface and air links. Direct motorway access, direct passenger and freight rail, 2 local deep sea ports and an international airport on site ensure the industry at Prestwick is always well connected.
Aeronautical Engineering Centre
With an Aeronautical Engineering Centre located less than 5 miles away and some of the UK and World’s top universities within 45 minutes, we attract and train some of the aerospace industry’s best professionals. Close links with academia combined with access to leading edge research centres ensure companies based at Prestwick Aerospace have the skills and technology to support long term growth.