Drones increase Grand Forks Air Force Base's economic impact
GRAND FORKS -- The economic impact of Grand Forks Air Force Base increased in fiscal year 2012, thanks to its Global Hawk drones, base officials said.
The base released its annual economic impact report this week, which showed a total impact of $203.1 million, up $13.8 million, or 7 percent, from the previous fiscal year.
Also seeing growth was the estimated annual dollar value of jobs created by the base, which totaled $32 million, up $2 million, or 7 percent.
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