An aircraft manufacturer has announced it plans to open a manufacturing facility in the
former base. Do the base and its proximity to a large and well-educated work force hold
the potential to become an economic force in this part of Southern Maine? If so, are there
any lessons that Bangor International Airport could learn? What other unused or
under-used federal facilities in Maine hold potential to become industrial or commercial
business parks? What sorts of businesses might be attracted to such locations? What
amenities would they seek?