Airport operator to consolidate operations in Newport News
- May 27, 2010
Orion Air Group of Yorktown will consolidate its operations in Newport News, saving 57 jobs in York County and creating 51 new jobs in Newport News.
Orion is an operator of business aircraft for government and commercial customers and will move to a hangar and office space complex at Air Commerce Park at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. Orion operates from eight locations in the U.S. and abroad.
Scott Terry, president of Orion, said the proximity of the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport to government customers and availability of trained aerospace professionals who are leave the military were major reasons for selecting Newport News.