BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today released the below statement regarding Mitsubishi’s expansion at the North Central Regional Airport in Bridgeport, W.Va., which will create hundreds of new local jobs.

“Today’s announcement of further investment by Mitsubishi in West Virginia means more jobs and more growth for our state,” Senator Capito said. “The local leadership of the Benedum Airport Authority, particularly Airport Director Rick Rock, Commissioner David Hinkle, and Mayor Andy Lang has been steadfast in their dedication to growing the aerospace economy in north central West Virginia, and I appreciate their efforts in helping make this happen. Today marks another milestone in this strong partnership that will continue to drive economic growth and commercial investments for years to come.” 

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