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Greater Wichita Partnership to Promote Air Capital of the World at 2023 NBAA-BACE

WICHITA, Kan. Oct. 11, 2023 – The Greater Wichita Partnership is pleased to announce its participation and promotion of the Air Capital of the World at the 2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas from Oct. 17-19.

NBAA-BACE is the world’s largest business aviation event. It provides an essential platform to market the Greater Wichita region’s advanced aviation capabilities and 450+ world-class suppliers to more than 20,000 industry professionals, aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers.

“NBAA-BACE is a premier opportunity to leverage the Greater Wichita region’s robust aviation workforce, industry depth and innovative technologies,” said Partnership Executive Vice President of Economic Development Andrew Nave. “Our attendance is critical to fostering relationships and engaging with expanding companies to drive economic development efforts.”

The Air Capital of the World is the No. 1 manufacturing metro in the United States delivering 35% of all general aviation in the nation. Several of the region’s largest aviation employers, notably Textron Aviation and Spirit AeroSystems, will have a prominent presence at the event.

The Partnership, exhibitors at NBAA-BACE since 2005, will lead a delegation of the following 13 local companies and organizations that help make up the region’s dynamic aviation ecosystem.

Aerospace Systems & Components Inc.
Aircraft Covers Unlimited
Aviation Consulting & Engineering Solutions
Mid-Continent Aviation Services (MCAS)
Ortega Aviation Services
Park Aerospace
Pinnacle Aerospace
Southwind Global Aviation

Other sponsors include:
Harvey County Economic Development                   
Wichita Airport Authority
Spirit AeroSystems

In addition, key economic development partners such as the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County and the Kansas Department of Commerce will be in attendance.

You can learn more about the Wichita region’s unparalleled aviation expertise and the robust workforce that defines it at the Air Capital of the World booth (N3913) and at


About the Greater Wichita Partnership
The Greater Wichita Partnership aligns resources and focuses the business community on common strategies to cultivate an environment to fast-forward economic growth in a 10-county region within Wichita and South-Central Kansas. The organization works with three key priorities – jobs, talent and quality of place. To learn more, visit

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