Some signs that the area’s economy is “taking off”.

Richmor Aviation, which flies business executives out of Schenectady County Airport, is expanding-building a new hangar.

Chief Financial Officer Jim Valachovic says when local high-tech companies grow, they grow right along with them.

Valachovic says they expect to add to their fleet of planes which means their payroll at this location will expand, since it’ll take more employees to maintain those aircraft.