JR Merritt


Rugged and reliable controls for fast pace operations.

J.R. Merritt Controls has been supplying to the Airport industry for decades. Whether joysticks for lifts and jetways or foot pedals for tugs, we offer a range of control solutions designed to match the fast pace of airport operations.

From the handle to the output technology we partner with our customers to identify and design control solutions that meet and exceed the needs of their application. Single axis, multi-axis, and foot pedals are available that can be custom configured to a range of airport support vehicles and equipment.


  • Airport Ground Support Vehicles
  • Loaders
  • Jetways
  • Tugs
  • And more

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Why J.R. Merritt Controls?

Unmatched Quality & Reliability

J.R. Merritt's joysticks are manufactured and tested to withstand the harshest conditions and use. A stringent focus on quality control in our U.S.-based, ISO certified manufacturing facility ensures the utmost accuracy and quality of all our electronic joysticks and controllers.

Fully Customized to Your Requirements

Every joystick we build is as unique as its application and operator. From the handle to the output technology, we partner with our customers to identify and engineer the controls that will meet and exceed the needs of their application. When working with us, consider our engineers and technical staff an extension of your own team.

Ultimate Versatility & Functionality

Comfort and function are key when using a joystick or controller. With an extensive portfolio of handles, grips, buttons and switches, J.R. Merritt's interface solutions are engineered around intuitive operation and user comfort. Our team will work with you to recommend the best options that will suit the movement and actions of your operator and equipment.

Made in the USA
Over 35 Years Experience
Certification Iso

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