December 5th, 2011
There are a large number of Boeing facilities dotted around Seattle and Everett in Washington state, but the main aircraft factory for construction of Boeing 747, 767, 777 and the new 787 Dreamliner aircraft is at Paine Field in Mukilteo near Everett. The Boeing 737is built in Renton in southern Seattle.
The Mukilteo location is where you can tour the Future Of Flight Centre (explore the dynamics of flight, airliner jet engines and new aviation innovations) and go on the 90 minute Boeing Factory Tour. This is the only place you can tour a commercial jet assembly plant in North America.
At the Future Of Flight there is also a great outdoor observation deck where you can look over to the factory buildings and also the vast flightline of completed/near completed Boeing aircraft awaiting painting or the fitting of engines.
This Boeing factory was first constructed…
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