Greater Wichita Partnership

United States Space Command

Kansas will not be the final frontier for the U.S. Space Command headquarters.

Chris Murphy, flickr Creative Commons

While the Wichita-area economy has slowed dramatically this year, the pace of economic development efforts has not.

Farnborough Airshow / Twitter

Business leaders in Wichita’s aviation industry, along with state and city economic development officials, will be in England this week for the Farborough International Airshow.

The airshow, which begins today and runs through Friday, is considered the world’s largest. More than 75 of the world’s top 100 aerospace companies will attend the show, which is held every two years.

In 2016, more than $124 billion in airplane orders and commitments were announced at Farnborough.

Nadya Faulx / KMUW

Demonstrators held a protest in Wichita on Saturday against a proposal to bring a Tyson poultry complex to Sedgwick County.

Tyson Foods

A Wichita economic development organization is working on the next steps to land a new Tyson Foods poultry complex in Sedgwick County.

The Greater Wichita Partnership is completing studies on the labor market, the agricultural grower network and environmental requirements.

Jaimie Garnett, executive vice president of strategic communications at Greater Wichita Partnership, says this is part of the initial planning phase.