SELMA, Alabama — Craig Field Executive Director Jim Corrigan announced that City Jet/Turbine Worx plans to open an aircraft maintenance operation and dispatch facility on Craig Field, a public airport and industrial facility.
With the newly signed lease agreement, City Jet/Turbine Worx will operate on the flight line in Hangar 251 and create approximately 30 jobs. The plans were revealed this morning at a ceremony at the site.
The new location will help City Jet/Turbine Worx fulfill its contract with the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) to fly its members’ athletic teams to sporting events nationwide.
The Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority is coordinating discussions regarding possible incentives and abatements for Turbine Worx on the state level, according to EDA Executive Director Wayne Vardaman.