Cessna expansion plans in Independence, Kansas

Tuesday, December 21st 2004, 9:27 am
By: News On 6

A groundbreaking at a Kansas airplane plant that could be good news for Oklahoma workers.

The Cessna plant in Independence, Kansas is expanding. The $20-million additions will support the production, marketing and delivery of Cessna's single engine aircraft and its entry level business jet, the Citation Mustang.

The new buildings will also mean new jobs. The company plans to add about 500 positions over the next few years.