NUAIR provides expertise in uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) operations, research and integration; manages the New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport; and is responsible for the advancement of New York’s 50-mile UAS corridor between Syracuse and Rome, UAS testing and commercial drone operations.

CenterState CEO supports NUAIR by providing leadership and cross-industry collaboration. The partnership helps NUAIR be a key economic driver for the state and contribute to Central New York’s hi-tech ecosystem that consists of emerging UAS technologies, 5G, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, autonomy and more. NUAIR advances commercial drone operations and economic development in New York. Together they work to attract local and national companies within the uncrewed systems industry to test and spur the adoption and advancement of drone technology, and to stimulate the Central New York economy.

CenterState CEO Organizational Partners are independent organizations aligned in their mutual interest to support business growth and advance economic development in the Central New York region and beyond. CenterState CEO provides operational support services, co-location or others benefits, and collaboration on strategic priorities and opportunities.

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Ken Stewart

President and CEO

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