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KFWB On Your Corner: The Boeing Effect (Part 2)

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(courtesy Boeing/U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Brett Clashman)

(courtesy Boeing/U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Brett Clashman)

(KFWB 980) — We dig deeper into Boeing and their C-17 assembly operation adjacent to the Long Beach Airport.

When you factor in the entire supply chain across 44 states, the C-17 sustains more than 30,000 jobs — 3,000 in Long Beach alone.

That translates to an annual economic impact of $5.8 billion. So we took a look inside the giant hangars to see what’s going on in there.

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