Boeing will move in Arlington, which is on the other side of the Potomac River from Washington, the company said. At the Boeing there is already a large Arlington campus located between the Pentagon and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). It's located close to Amazon HQ2, which is under construction, making Arlington a gigantic haunt. large corporations.
Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun noted that “this region is strategically important for headquarters, given its proximity to customers and stakeholders, as well as access to world-class engineering and technical talent.” .
Most likely, some part of the Boeing office will remain in Chicago, and the exact date of the move is still unknown.
Moving the headquarters to DC will bring the company's top managers closer to three key groups: the US Congress, which has shown increasing interest in the company since launch 737MAX; the Federal Aviation Administration, which has stepped up oversight of the aircraft manufacturer in an effort to certify the 777X and other MAX variants; and, finally, to the Ministry of Defense, as a major state customer.