WPAFB has $4 billion impact on area


For Greene County News

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE – Base officials released the 2014 economic analysis information detailing the impact Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has on the economy in the local, or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

In Fiscal Year 2014, the base employed 27,552 military and civilian employees and had an economic impact that was estimated to be more than $4.3 billion, with approximately 62,000 direct and indirect jobs on or near the installation at any given time.

For FY14, the base’s MSA was expanded to include a 14 county area that resulted in an increase of employee numbers from FY13. Counties included in the MSA are: Auglaize, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and Warren.

To review the report visit: www.wpafb.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-160125-022.pdf.

Story courtesy of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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