Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Arizona has a rich history in aerospace and defense with the fourth highest concentration of aerospace manufacturing jobs in the nation. Chandler is part of this tradition and home to many companies supporting this thriving industry cluster. 

A Few of the Leading Companies Operating in Chandler

The company's launch vehicle business in Chandler began in the 1980s and recently moved into a new 633,000-square-foot build-to-suit campus on the Price Corridor to accommodate planned growth. Northrop Grumman has more than 2,000 employees in Chandler and continues to hire.

Offers a lineup of avionics upgrades to increase situational awareness and enhance decision-making. Garmin's Chandler office has approximately 150 employees.

Global voice and data communications company with a satellite teleport network facility and technical support center in Chandler. Iridium operates 66 low-Earth orbiting cross-linked satellites.

Headquartered in Chandler, TurbineAero is a maintenance, repair, and overhaul service provider focusing on auxiliary power units and related products.

Headquartered in Chandler, AvAir is a rotable and consumable components provider for Boeing, Airbus, regional and turboprop aircraft.

Headquartered in Chandler, Turbo Resources is a provider of surplus airworthy rotables and consumables for the aviation industry. The company has expanded and consolidated its operations into a new 250,000-square-foot building in Uptown Chandler.

Headquartered in Chandler, Aero-Zone is a new and aftermarket parts provider for commercial, corporate and general aviation aircraft. The company has expanded its operations with a new 44,000-square-foot facility.