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Republic Airways Chooses Tuskegee’s Moton Field for LIFT Academy

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Republic Airways selects historic Moton Field in Tuskegee as the site for its Southeast pilot training school, LIFT Academy.

The $27 million investment will create 35 full-time aviation-related jobs over three years, with an average salary of nearly $75,000. The program, starting this fall, aims to honor Tuskegee’s legacy and drive economic growth.