Tue., February 15, 2011 6:35pm (EST)

New Jobs to Come to Columbus
By Rickey Bevington
Updated: 4 years ago

COLUMBUS, Ga.  —  
180 new manufacturing jobs are coming to Columbus. (image: gettyimages.com)
180 new manufacturing jobs are coming to Columbus. (image: gettyimages.com)
180 new manufacturing jobs are coming to Columbus. Aerospace company Pratt & Whitney is expanding its plant there.

Workers at the Columbus Engine Center overhaul military and commercial aircraft engines.

The expansion will allow the company to perform engine overhauls for Pratt & Whitney’s F117 engine.


Georgia’s aerospace industry ranks 8th in the nation, employing 80-thousand people.