Porthampton is home to an ever growing aerospace industry and a number of industry leaders.

In June 2006 the Eagle 7 satellite, the worlds highest resolution real-time imagery satellite, was launched from a ocean based launch platform in the Indian Ocean. The satellite was designed, built and tested in Porthampton.

Further Information

SBAC is the UK’s national trade association representing companies supplying civil air transport, defence, homeland security and space. For further details please visit the SBAC website

Sustainable Aviation is a long term strategy which sets out the collective approach of UK aviation to tackling the challenge of ensuring a sustainable future for our industry. A world-first, Sustainable Aviation was launched in 2005 and brings together the main players from UK airlines, airports, manufacturers and ATM providers. For more information visit the Sustainable Aviation website