Archer Aviation Inc., an aerospace company advancing sustainable urban air mobility, will create 1,000 jobs and invest $118 million over 10 years in a new state-of-the-art electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) manufacturing facility located alongside the Covington Municipal Airport in Newton County.
Project Description / Details
Archer plans to initially build out a 350,000 square-foot facility on a 96-acre site capable of producing up to 650 aircraft per year. The planned eVTOL aircraft manufacturing facility is expected to create over 1,000 jobs over the long term. Construction is expected to be completed in the first half of 2024 with initial production expected to begin in the second half of 2024. The facility will be capable of being expanded by an additional 550,000 square feet, which is estimated to support production of up to 2,300 aircraft per year.
Plateau will be providing the site development of this project with clearing, grading, erosion control, excavation, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, and water (fire, domestic, irrigation).
Service Type: Regional, Specialty
Location: Oxford, Georgia
Additional Project Details:
- 78 acres
- 577,596 CY of earthmoving
What Our Clients Say:
""Georgia has made fostering innovation a priority as we work with companies to bring the jobs of the future to the No. 1 state for business," said Governor Brian Kemp. "Our established leadership in the aerospace industry was essential to landing Archer Aviation in Newton County, and we're pleased to welcome them to the Peach State.""- Governor Brian Kemp