Former GM plant in Oklahoma is now hub for aerospace jobs

Published: Monday, September 12, 2016 By: Brianna Bailey Source: NewsOK

Ten years after GM closed the Oklahoma City plant in 2006, the sprawling 2.6 million-square-foot facility in southeast Oklahoma City is a hub for aerospace jobs.

Oklahoma County voters agreed in 2006 to borrow $55 million to purchase the old GM plant and lease it back to the Air Force for $1 a year.

More than 1,840 aerospace manufacturing and engineering employees now work in the plant, and the operation still is expanding.

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