Mobile, Alabama’s Brookley Aeroplex site for the new Airbus A320 Family final assembly line has a long aviation tradition, with historic ties that date to the early days of manned flight.
Bringing value to customers and supporting the American industrial base with “made in U.S.” aircraft
Airbus’ A320 Family final assembly line at Mobile, Alabama will build on the success of two other aircraft production programs in the United States with its EADS parent company, both located at a purpose-built helicopter center of excellence created in the neighboring state of Mississippi.
Brookley Aeroplex’s infrastructure will facilitate the production of A320 Family aircraft in the U.S.
The future home of Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family final assembly line is strategically positioned to benefit from water, road, rail and air links – facilitating the company’s first-ever production of jetliners on American soil.
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