Economic Development Opportunities at PXE

Take advantage of Perry-Houston County Airport’s central location and business-friendly operations when you locate your aviation business here.

  • 200+ acres on-airport
  • 1.5 miles to I-75
  • 23.5 miles to Robins Air Force Base
  • 90-minute drive to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 54 miles to Cordele Inland Port
  • 173 miles to Port of Savannah
  • 158,000+ Houston County population
  • 70,000+ Houston County labor force
  • 180,000+ Labor shed workforce
  • 32.2% Lower cost of living than national average

There is also available acreage and development opportunities off-airport for businesses that want to enjoy proximity to a general aviation facility but do not need an on-airport location. Only two miles from PXE is the 567-acre Houston I-75 GRAD Site, with utilities already in place and ready for development.

PXE’s Middle Georgia location is only 1.5 miles from Interstate 75 and less than 20 minutes to Interstate 16, with excellent transmodal opportunities. Perry is about 1.5 hours drive time to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The Port of Savannah is 173 miles, and the Cordele Inland Port is 54 miles from PXE.

Houston County’s population is more than 150,000, and the workforce exceeds 67,000 workers. The workforce from surrounding counties increases the labor shed workforce to more than 180,000. A large population of professional military personnel at Robins Air Force Base results in a potential pool of technologically equipped and disciplined workers.

Houston County workers enjoy a high quality of life. The cost of living is 32.2% lower than the U.S. average. Residents of the cities of Perry, Warner Robins and Centerville enjoy plentiful cultural and recreational offerings. Two fully accredited acute care medical facilities and a nationally acclaimed K-12 education system help make the area an attractive place to live. Houston County is also less than 30 minutes from Macon, Georgia’s fourth largest city. Macon is a popular tourism destination for its many museums, its music history, and the newly designated Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park.

PXE is Ideal for:

  • Metal fabrication and finishing for aviation and aerospace
  • Aircraft maintenance services
  • Flight training
  • Air ambulance services
  • Aerial agricultural operations
  • Aircraft maintenance and repair services
  • Charter services
  • And others
For more about available land and development opportunities at PXE Airport, please contact Airport Manager Jim Marquardt at (478) 988-3699. For more about PXE Airport, please click here.
Planned Improvements:
  • Apron expansion
  • New terminal
  • Runway extension