Flightstar Aircraft Services is creating 200 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida, the Jacksonville Business Journal reports. The company is expanding in response to increased business repairing aircraft and converting passenger jets into cargo planes.
The company will build a $20 million, 130,000-square-foot hangar for aircraft painting. Flightstar received a $10 million state grant given to Florida State College in Jacksonville. The school will use Flightstar's hangar for first-hand student education.
The facility is located at Jacksonville's aerospace hub Cecil Field.