Air traffic surveillance company expands Virginia location

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FAIRFAX, Va. (WFXR) — Aireon LLC is expanding its office space by almost 150%.

The air traffic surveillance system provider will spend the next three years expanding its headquarters in Fairfax County, bringing in 56 new jobs.

“Northern Virginia offers the high-tech talen pool that cutting-edge companies need to thrive, and we are proud that Aireon will expand its presence in the region.”

Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball

Aireon LLC is providing the first-ever global air traffic surveillance system using a space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast network.

“We thank Aireon for reinvesting in the Commonwealth and creating more than 50 new 21st century jobs and are proud to support the company’s expansion through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program, which has helped ensure a world-class talent pipeline to growing corporate partners for over half a century.”

Governor Ralph Northam (D) Virginia

Aireon’s technology improves safety and efficiency while lowering infrastructure costs.

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