Congratulations Wichita and Spirit Aerosystems!

737's being manufactured in Wichita
Spirit Aerosystems, based in Wichita, already the manufacturer of much of the Boeing 737 (9,723 built since 1966), large parts of the 787-Dreamliner, and many other airplanes announced a few minutes ago that they are expanding their facilities. They are going to add 1,000 new jobs and spend $1 billion on their expansion in our city. 

Tom Gentile, CEO of Spirit, said they had received bids from all over the world to locate this business. Mr. Gentile said they chose Wichita as it was the best location with the most qualified workers. 

Congratulations Wichita and Spirit. 


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