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Farnborough International Airshow 2022

Where Aviation’s Finest Meet | July 18-22, 2022

Kansas participation made possible by partnering with the International Division

Kansas companies have vast potential to increase sales through global exports. That is why the International Division at the Kansas Department of Commerce is working with several Kansas companies to help them increase export sales by participating in the Farnborough International Airshow.

For decades, the Farnborough International Airshow has been the global platform for the aerospace and defense industry.

This year, its role will carry even greater significance with FIA2022 serving as the first major event to reconnect colleagues from around the world, enabling business growth and recovery.

— Farnborough International Airshow Facts —


of the top 100 aerospace companies participated in FIA 2018


exhibitors from 48 countries


visitors from 96 countries

$192 Billion

in deals (increase of US $67.5bn compared to the 2016 airshow)

Farnborough International Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow remains the leader in connecting the world of aerospace, hosting some of the largest and most successful events in an ever-changing aviation industry

With a pro-aviation business environment and the highest concentration of skilled aerospace manufacturing employees in the U.S.A., the greater Wichita region perfectly positions your business to thrive. Learn more about the Air Capitol of the World.

International Division

Work with the International Division to get you in front of the export markets that matter. STEP, KITSAP and KITMAP are primarily designed to get your company into international marketing.

State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) – helps Kansas small businesses begin to export and also helps existing exporters expand.

Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program (KITSAP) – helps introduce Kansas companies to foreign markets through participation in international trade shows.

Kansas International Trade Marketing Assistance Program (KITMAP) – assists Kansas companies in accelerating their export business.

State Trade Expansion Program
Kansas International Trade Marketing Assistance Program
Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program

Kansas International Trade Summary

While Kansas has a strong aviation exporting sector, Kansas exports many agricultural, manufacturing and professional services as well!

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