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Boeing explores potential expansion at Paine Field. Could it be for the 797?

 Gov. Jay Inslee (cq), left, listens to David Waggoner, Paine Field Airport Director, right, explain the advantages for building the proposed Boeing 777X wing factory, located on the West side of Boeing Field.

Boeing has taken an exclusive lease option on 58 acres of undeveloped land west of the main runway on Everett's Paine Field, raising speculation that it is considering the site for assembly of its next new airplane, the 797.

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