Connect and grow your business inside Ireland's premier aviation and aerospace innovation hub.
Our Shannon Campus is home to the largest aerospace and aviation community in Ireland, with over 80 firms employing over 3,000 and growing steadily. Located across Shannon Airport and the business park spans the entire industry value chain, encompassing everything from aircraft leasing, maintenance and recycling to component manufacture, parts repair and business aviation.
For aviation businesses the location is ideal, with two large business parks directly adjacent to the airport, airside development possibilities and an adjoining large land bank available for further development. It is also highly appealing to executives and employees, set amidst the spectacular scenery of Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast with two vibrant university cities nearby.
Companies locating here have access to a good mix of young, well-educated talent, a highly competitive tax environment and a legislative and regulatory framework specifically geared to the needs of the aviation and aerospace sectors.
Raise Each Other Higher
The main goal of our aviation community group is to facilitate opportunities for our aviation and aerospace members that help them to reach further and grow their business at all levels.
This year, The Shannon Airport Group sponsored the first Women in Aviation Midwest networking event inside the renowed Shannon Aviation Museum. This event was a resounding success, with over 150 women working in the aviation and aerospace sectors from Limerick and Clare in attendance to collaborate and form synergies.
Watch our event video below:
We are proud to say this will be the first of many Women in Aviation Midwest events to come, and all sector companies in our region are welcome to take part. If your company is interested in joining or sponsoring our next event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the WOMEN IN AVIATION - MID-WEST REGION website.
Make the Right Connections
See our breakdown of aviation companies already doing business in Shannon.
Maintenance: Repair: Overhaul: MRO
A vision by Dr Tony Ryan saw a collaboration between Lufthansa, Swissair and leasing giant GPA to give birth to a modern-day Third party Maintenance Facility in Shannon. Since then, the sector has grown in number and depth of versatility, supported by Shannon Airports' continuous investment in facilities and infrastructure. It is also home to the national apprenticeship programmes Aviation School where dozens of young engineers begin their careers in Aviation each year.
||Atlantic Aviation Group
||WorldWide Composite Services
||Lufthansa Technik Turbine
||Aero Inspection International
|Atlantic Aviation Group
||Prestwick Maintenance Services
||WorldWide Composite Services
Airfinancing and Leasing
The Shannon region is the birthplace to aircraft leasing with GPA growing the sector from early wetlease operation in the 1970’s. Now home to leasing giant AerCap and many others, the region boasts an ideal location with access to a well educated and experienced workforce with a cluster of financial service companies to support your operation.
||Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing
|Japanese Lease Product Services
||Shannon Engine Services
|Engine Lease Finance Corporation
||Phoenix Aviation Finance
||High Ridge Aviation
|Fexco Aviation Services
||Nordic Aviation Capital
Corporate and Business Aviation
Commercial and private aviation providers choose Shannon Airport. Open 24 hours a day and host to Ireland’s longest runway, it also offers:
In addition, Shannon has one of the best open weather records of all European airports. Shannon Airport’s temperate climate, near sea level location (field elevation 47ft.) and obstruction free 3,200m runway (10,500ft), the longest in Ireland, allows for maximum operational conditions winter and summer.
- Full US Customs and Border Pre-Clearance for Business Jets
- Very competitive fuel prices
- No curfews or slotting arrangements
- No operational or local authority restrictions
- No restrictive noise abatement procedures night or day
- No arrival or departure air traffic delays
- World class air traffic facilities and instrument approaches.
Companies offering these services at Shannon include;
||The Air Law Firm (Ireland)
|SBA Flight Support Services
||US Alliance (FBO)
||Martyn Fiddler Aviation
|Quintessentially Aviation (FBO)
||Universal Aviation (FBO)
||Swissport Ireland (Handler)
||Alliance FlightSupport (FBO)
|Sky Handling Partners (Handler)
Since the early days of GPA, Shannon has positioned itself as an ideal location for transitioning leased aircraft whereby an aircraft changes operator. This has given rise to multiple base maintenance and paint hangars, component repair workshops, aircraft records and airworthiness bureaus, as well as modification design and manufacture. Supported by a wealth of aircraft parts and logistics companies, this community of aviation services gives Shannon the enviable reputation as a place to get things done to deliver reliable, safe aircraft on time, every time.
|Air Advise (CAMO)
||Shannon Technical Services (CAMO)
||Compass Aviation Group
|Aero Inspection Ireland (P21)
||IAC Aircaft Painting
||Irish Aviation Authority
||ABC International (P21)
||Atlantic Air Adventure
||Part M Aviation (CAMO)
||Eirtech Aviation (P21, CAMO)
||Parc Aviation (CAMO, P21)
For more information on locating at the home of Irish avaiation, email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org