Aviation District


The Aviation District is located in Egg Harbor Township and includes the Atlantic City International Airport; the Federal Aviation Administration's William J. Hughes Technical Center, the nation's premier air transportation laboratory and testing facility; and the National Aviation Research and Technology Park located on a 58-acre campus adjacent to the airport and technical center.

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Ian Trammell, NJII

Garden State Growth Zone

Legislation was signed into law by Governor Murphy on October 4, 2018 to establish the aviation district as a Garden State Growth Zone, providing lucrative, economic development tax incentives to help attract businesses to this area that can provide quality, sustainable jobs.

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Grow New Jersey Tax Incentives

The state established the Grow New Jersey program in 2013 to help generate more economic development. Administered by the state Economic Development Authority, companies that promise to create or retain jobs in New Jersey can earn tax credits worth as much as $5,000 per job, with bonus credits worth up to $3,000. The most generous credits are available to businesses located in Garden State Growth Zones.

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Aviation District Related News

3/25/2019   Atlantic County’s aviation tech park bolstering opportunities through MOU with Embry-Riddle  ...Read More

3/21/2019   Port Authority no magic bullet for Atlantic City airport, analysts say  ...Read More

3/21/2019   NARTP Partners with Embry‐Riddle to Advance Aviation Innovation  ...Read More

1/15/2019   Aviation park gets $600,000 for next two years  ...Read More

1/9/2019   Progress at NARTP means renewed focus on aviation education for South Jersey  ...Read More

12/17/2018   Embry‐Riddle Gaetz Aerospace Institute Meets with Atlantic County School Superintendents to Discuss Aviation STEM Initiative  ...Read More

12/6/2018   Aeronautical university to help plan Atlantic County aviation academy  ...Read More

12/5/2018   Embry‐Riddle Aeronautical University Agrees to Partner with Atlantic County  ...Read More

12/5/2018   NARTP Contracts with New Jersey Innovation Institute for Management and Consulting Services  ...Read More

12/5/2018   Aviation Research and Tech Park contracts management services  ...Read More

11/7/2018   Why ‘A.C.’ should mean ‘Atlantic County’ when it comes to economic future of the area  ...Read More

10/16/2018   EHT aviation park building nearing completion, employees to move in next year  ...Read More

10/15/2018   Opinion: Focus on positive in Atlantic County aviation development incentives  ...Read More

10/4/2018   Gov. Murphy signs growth zone bill for Atlantic City airport  ...Read More

10/2/2018   Give Atlantic City airport a timely booster shot | Feedback  ...Read More

9/27/2018   Congressional bill authorizes millions to FAA Tech Center for new facilities  ...Read More

9/24/2018   NJII set to take over management of tech park  ...Read More

3/21/2018   Atlantic County assemblymen reintroduce AC airport growth zone bill  ...Read More

3/16/2018   LoBiondo: Cuts will slam FAA, drone research  ...Read More

3/15/2018   Pinelands Commission approves solar field for Atlantic City airport  ...Read More

1/16/2018   Legislature passes tax break for aviation district at Atlantic City Airport  ...Read More

12/19/2017   Legislature passes tax break for aviation district at Atlantic City Airport  ...Read More

10/4/2017   Atlantic County plans for new aviation school at AC airport  ...Read More

10/4/2017   Atlantic County and Atlantic Cape to Partner on Development of Aviation Maintenance Academy  ...Read More