Aeronautics & Aviation Services

As the home to Fort Campbell's 101st Combat Aviation Brigade and Austin Peay State University's Rotor-Wing program Clarksville is a prime spot to land your aviation, aerospace or defense assets project.

Key Subsector Targets Include:

Navigation & Aeronautical System Manufacturing
Aircraft Engine
& Parts Manufacturing
Other Aircraft Parts & Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing
Aircraft Maintenance, 
Repair & Overhaul
Support Activities 
for Air Transportation 
Training Schools
Aircraft & Drone Manufacturing 


Montogomery County has a skilled aeronautics workforce, cutting edge research and development and convenient transportation options. Located in a region with a cost-competitive environment, favorable tax structure, no personal income tax, industry-specific incentives, and workforce training programs, and superior quality of life. 

The Clarksville community has an abundance of skills-transferable occupations to provide for these high-demand needs of the aviation and aeronautics industries.

  • 1,200 Fort Campbell separating military have Aviation sector equivalent jobs
  • Over 100 Fort Campbell separating military are Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians (P)



Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2020-2021 term. Crow previously served as IDB Chair for the 2016-2017 term and has an extensive history in commercial and industrial contracting, project management, civil engineering and planning.

Friday, July 10, 2020

 “As we take time to reflect on the success and the accomplishments our great community has seen this past year I am pleased to share that the economic development efforts of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) have impacted the prosperity of every business, friend, family, and neighbor in Montgomery County and throughout the region,” said Frank Tate, Executive Director, Industrial Development Board. “The IDB is a community organization, that was established in 1963, designed to market growth and foster job development by creating an environment that provides progress and a high quality of life for our citizens. Our strategy is simple, to put the county in a competitive position to grow, attract and retain the types of companies we desire.”

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