Brookley Aeroplex
Mobile, AL

Overview: Established in 1982, the former U.S. Air
Force base straddles Mobile Bay near downtown
Mobile. It’s built around a fully operational airfield
with a 9,600 foot runway and includes a full service
planning authority. It offers connections to air, rail,
interstate and water transportation. It’s in a foreign
trade zone, and was chosen by EADS as the
location where military aerial tankers will be
assembled. EADS, however, lost the bid to Boeing.

Location: 1891 Ninth St., Mobile, AL 36615

Phone: 251.438.7334

Size: 1,700 acres

Tenants: Multiple aerospace-related companies,
including  Airbus Engineering Center, Airborne
Express; Alabama Aviation Technical College;
Alabama Industrial Development Training Center;
Carrio Aviation and Commercial Insurance;
Downtown Air Center; Emery Worldwide; Federal
Express; Industrial Tire Exchange; McPhillips
Manufacturing; Mobile Airport Authority; Mobile
Foreign Trade Zone Corp.; Mobile Skill Center;
Precision Metal Finishing; ST Mobile Aerospace
Engineering Inc.; South Alabama General Aviation;
Southern Avionics and Comm Inc.; Star Aviation,
Inc.; Teledyne Continental Motors; United Parcel
Services; U.S. Coast Guard; and U.S. Army Corp of



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