Aviation Initiative - First in Flight
The initiative seeks to propel North Carolina's vitality through workforce development, economic growth, social mobility, and transformative research by leveraging UNC Charlotte’s relationships and collaborations with Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Carolinas Aviation Museum, airline industry partners and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Draft Mission and Vision:
The mission of the Charlotte AIR Institute is to
(1) advance innovation, sustainability and resiliency for airports and the aviation industry
(2) facilitate airport(s) as living laboratories to advance knowledge in all areas of the arts, humanities, sciences and engineering.
The vision of the Charlotte AIR Institute is to catalyze
(1) workforce and economic development
(2) knowledge, discovery and creative works
(3) social mobility
Learn more at our 3rd Annual Airport Engineering Seminar.