Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry
Michigan Business Development Program - Spirit Airlines, Inc. is an ultra-low-cost, low-fare airline based in Miramar, FL. The company was founded in 1964 as Clippert Trucking Company, a Michigan company. The company plans to construct a new 126,000 square foot commercial airline maintenance hangar at Detroit Metropolitan International Airport in the city of Romulus, investing approximately $31.7 million and creating 84 jobs related to commercial airline maintenance and repair. As a result, the project has been awarded a $1 million Michigan Business Development Program performance based grant. Michigan was chosen over a competing site in Texas. The city of Romulus has offered support to the project in the form of property tax abatement. For information on careers with Spirit Airlines, visit http://www.spirit.com/CareersHome.aspx.
Year is fiscal year. Jobs is sum of new and retained positions.