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Oklahoma Focused on Boosting Aerospace Investments

Article by Daisy Creager for The Journal Record

During a visit to Boeing’s Oklahoma City office, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt discussed efforts by the state and the company to increase aerospace investments. Stitt met with Boeing leadership and toured the company’s Advanced Visualizations & Immersive Development Center, where he flew a 747 cockpit simulator.

“I am focused on ensuring that we are investing in this industry,” Stitt said. “We’re on the cutting edge of a lot of things happening in aerospace and we want to continue to grow and develop it.”

Stitt said that in ongoing budget negotiations he is pushing for state money to be appropriated to the industry to drive growth and jobs.

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