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Gulf Air Group slated to undertake significant expansion at Crestview’s Bob Sikes Airport

| Staff Reporters

One Okaloosa EDC announced today that Gulf Air Group, Inc. has selected Crestview’s Bob Sikes Airport for a competitive expansion project.  The anticipated $16,000,000 investment will be applied toward the construction and equipping of a new, state-of-the-art aircraft hangar complex totaling 70,000 SF. 

Along with the investment, the company has committed to hiring 55 individuals at an average wage of $89,000 (179% of Okaloosa County’s average wage).  These positions are in addition to the 102 employees the company currently employs in their existing facility at Bob Sikes Airport.

Bob Sikes Airport will undertake a significant expansion thanks to Gulf Air Group, who is investing $16 million into the project. They will also hire 55 new employees.

 

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