The Mexico’s Aerospace Fair is a commercial trade show for civil and military aeronautics as well as space branch.
The Fair occupied an area of over 169,000 square meters, where large aircraft are exhibited, flight demonstrations can be held, and several articles and services on behalf of the participating companies are shown.
205 aeronautical companies and 35 space companies participated in the 2015 exhibition, for a total of 240 firms.
The event is organized by the ministry of National Defense (SEDENA), through the Mexican Air Force, government, private sector and Mexican Space Agency, and will take place in 2017 from April 26 to 29, at the Military Air Force Base in Santa Lucia, State of Mexico.
The Mexican Aviation sector is currently the 14th largest in the world. Last year the Mexican aeronautical industry grew by 18% and exported more than 6.4 billion USD. The ministry of Economy forecasts that by 2020, Mexico will occupy 10th place in world aviation industry.
This fair has an important Educational Forum that allows Mexican youth to interact and learn about the opportunities offered by companies in the industry for the development of their careers.