Lockheed Martin Aeronautics (Tour open to U.S. citizens only) 
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Leading world-class aircraft production

Using lean tools to drive success
Tuesday, Oct. 25 Location Code
7:30am-1:30pm Press Club Room, 2nd floor TT/01
Wednesday, Oct. 26 Location Code
7:30am-1:30pm Press Club Room, 2nd floor WT/02

Note: This tour is only open to U.S. citizens

This tour will cover Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Fort Worth facility which is located on 680 acres, with 155 buildings and 7.7 million square feet. The site is famous for the mile-long main manufacturing building and is the location for combat aircraft programs – F-35, F-22, F-16. See how the Lockheed Martin team is using tools such as PDCA problem solving and lean material flow to help make the transition from low rate to full production.


Lockheed Martin, headquartered in Bethesda, MD, is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacturing, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation’s net sales for 2014 were $45.6 billion.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, a business area of Lockheed Martin, is a leader in the design, research and development, systems integration, production and support of advanced military and commercial aircraft and related technologies. Its customers include the military services of the United States and allied countries throughout the world, and commercial air cargo operators. www.lockheedmartin.com

Restrictions / Requirements

To participate in a tour, all attendees must adhere to and respect the tour hosts' restrictions and requirements.
Non-adherence may exclude you from a tour.

  • U.S. citizens only
  • Leather like closed-toe shoes (No high heels)
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt/blouse
  • Long pants (no shorts, skirts, dresses)