West Michigan’s Launch Point

West Michigan’s aerospace industry growth is supported by local colleges and university programs in aerospace engineering, technology and research.

Now employing nearly 10,000 workers, our aerospace sector is growing at three times the national rate.

(Aero)Space to Thrive in West Michigan

The aerospace industry in West Michigan is rapidly growing, now providing jobs for almost 10,000 workers in the area.

Key Numbers

From total job opportunities to average earnings, the West Michigan region offers a dynamic aerospace infrastructure.


total aerospace jobs in West Michigan


total aerospace establishments in West Michigan


average aerospace industry earnings in West Michigan


aerospace job growth in West Michigan (2017-2018)


AS9100 certified manufacturers in West Michigan

Notable Employers 

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