The City of Center owns and operates the Center Municipal Airport. The airport has a 5,501 x 75 foot runway, a fueling station, and a number of aircraft hangars.
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The City wishes to maximize its ownership of the Center Municipal Airport and utilize those portions of undeveloped land to house aviation-related businesses.
We welcome the opportunity to talk to:
Aircraft instrument manufacturers or repair facilities and instrument installers
Light aircraft manufacturers
There are attractive incentives that the City and the Economic Development Corporation could offer.
Center's Aviation Heritage
Center, Texas, was the location of the first aircraft manufacturer in the State of Texas. States Aircraft Corporation was the first incorporated aircraft manufacturer by the State of Texas on September 8, 1933. They constructed a small aircraft which was considered a good plane for its price. States received a contract from the Chinese government to construct "pursuit" planes and also placed a bid to construct bomber aircraft for the French government during World War II. Eventually, the company closed sometime following WWII.