Wichita will consider cash payments for Spirit AeroSystems

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas-based aircraft supplier would receive $10 million to support an expansion project but must pay back the money should it leave Wichita in the next two decades, under a proposed agreement with local officials.

Spirit AeroSystems would receive $3 million in cash contributions from Wichita and $7 million from Sedgwick County in the deal that also includes the payback provision, Wichita assistant city manager Scott Rigby told The Wichita Eagle .

The agreement stems from the company's December announcement that it would invest $1 billion in its Wichita plant over five y...

 

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