WICHITA 1 I N T R O 100 YEARS AS THE AIR CAPITAL OF THE WORLD Boasting a workforce instilled with a pure, raw talent for building complex objects, aircraft and aircraft components have been built with Wichita expertise and craftsmanship for over 100 years. Home to 300+ suppliers, including Bombardier Learjet, Spirit AeroSystems and Textron Aviation Wichita has delivered over 40% of all general aviation planes built nationally, and over 30 % built in the world. PRIME GLOBAL LOCATION Located in the heart of the I-35 corridor and at the confluence of major railroad systems, the greater Wichita region is perfectly positioned to grow global ideas and businesses. The newly built $200 million Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport – ranked the #4 best small hub airport in the U.S.11 – is home to six airlines featuring 12 nonstop destinations and over 250 domestic and 100 international one-stop cities. INNOVATIVE BUSINESS & ACADEMIA Ranked as a top three metro for innovative partnership funding between business and academia20 , state-of-the-art programs provide maximum efficiencies for new product development and testing – taking innovation and profits to higher altitudes, faster. World-class research and development facilities within the region can build an entire business jet from start to finish.