Taking Oklahoma City aviation globalPublished: Thursday, August 23, 2018 By: Marcus Elwell Source: VeloCity
Every two years, Hampshire, United Kingdom is the epicenter of the aviation world as host of the Farnborough International Airshow. The biennial event attracts a who’s who of aviation giants and rest assured Oklahoma City is right in the middle of it all.
Held in late July, Farnborough is the second largest airshow in the world and routinely attracts more than 100,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. Economic development officials from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber have been attending the show for more than a decade as part of a delegation organized by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
“The Farnborough Air Show, which attracts more than 150,000 aerospace executives and companies, is an excellent venue to share the Oklahoma story with an international audience that includes leaders in the aerospace, defense and unmanned aircraft systems,” said Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin.