Griffis International Airport
located in Rome, NY is one of six Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorized test sites for Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
The site, managed by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), is known for testing UAS from small to full scale aircrafts and its sophisticated range instrumentation system.
Central New York
has three major anchors for the unmanned aerial systems industry. These include Fort Drum, New York Air National Guard 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field, and Griffiss Business and Technology Park.
DJI SDK Search And Rescue Challenge
Griffiss International Airport was host to the 2016 DJI SDK Challenge.
is a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO's Tech Garden, supported by Empire State Development.
It will provide more than $3 million in investments and stipends to six companies over the course of the competition, making it the largest business accelerator competition for the UAS industry in the world.
Learn more at GeniusNY.com