Photos Of The Day: New $1B Facility To Manufacture Boeing's Largest Wings Ever

The new wings will be 114 feet long and 23 feet wide.

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Boeing is opening its new 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett, Washington. 

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The facility, formally opening Friday, will manufacture composite wings for the 777X, the company's newest commercial jetliner.

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The new $1 billion, 1 million square foot center is close to the widebody plant where the 777X will be assembled because the wings are the largest Boeing has ever built — 114 feet long and 23 feet wide.

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The company says it has received 320 orders for the new plane. Production is scheduled to begin in 2017.

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