This article has 756 words with a read time of approximately 3 minutes and 46 seconds.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Carolinas Aviation Museum today announced a $1.5 million gift from Charlotte-based Honeywell, catalyzing the launch of the public phase of the museum’s largest fundraising effort to date – “The Lift Off Campaign.”
The gift from Honeywell, a company that produces aerospace products and services found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft, brings the Lift Off Campaign’s quiet phase funding total to $10 million, including $3.5 million in additional private contributions from unnamed donors. The $10 million also includes an expected $5 million from Charlotte Douglas International Airport for site development.
The goal of The Lift-Off Campaign is to raise $22 million toward the creation of a state-of-the-art STEM innovation center on airport property,…