Drones

CONTRA COSTA 
One County - limitless options
for advanced technologies, including UAVs.

•One hour to San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Sacramento, with easy access to Fresno and beyond.

•Two county owned airports serve the region; daily service from Concord to Burbank or Las Vegas, with hangar/warehouse space and development opportunities available at both.

•40%+ of Contra Costa adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher; ongoing human capital investments in workforce training.

•Expedited local approval of commercial drone operations; testing opportunities at the Byron airport in a rural environment.

•Contra Costa is comfortable with innovative technologies in our daily environments – the County is home to GoMentum Station, a public-private partnership that is the largest U.S. testing site for autonomous vehicle technology. 

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