Hangar 10, the newest FBO at Kansas City’s Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, was named as the recipient of the Keystone Recognition Award by the Clay County Economic Developmental Council for its contribution to the local community in terms of job creation, expansion and capital development. The 55,000-sq-ft facility, which was completed in 2010, earned a top-10 ranking in AIN’s FBO Survey last year.
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
After opening in temporary facilities in May, the new Hangar 10 FBO at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo., has entered the next phase of construction. Hangar 10’s phase II project includes building a new FBO terminal and the first of what will become three hangar bays encompassing 56,000 sq ft.
On May 15, the new Hangar 10 FBO at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City fueled its first customer airplane, a Citation Sovereign operated by Cessna. Hangar 10 is building a new 91,000-sq-ft FBO complex with a 28,000-sq-ft terminal. During construction, Hangar 10 is operating from temporary facilities.
Kansas City’s Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (Booth No. 2795) has announced a variety of improvements, including a $17.3 million, 96-hangar project that is scheduled for completion next summer and a $22 million construction project that will allow faster access to Runway 1-19. Meanwhile, a four-hangar development called Hangar 10 is being built at the airfield’s north end.
Avmats marked its 30th anniversary on April 29 with a gathering for customers in Kansas City, Mo. The event was held at the Airline History Museum at Kansas City Downtown Airport.
Attendees and their families toured the museum and aircraft and had a chance to meet with former Kansas City Chiefs football player Louie Aguiar.
The Kansas City Aviation Department (Booth No. 6925) plans to break ground this fall on a 20-acre development at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. According to airport authorities, the move is necessary “to keep pace with demand for services from business and leisure operators seeking easy access to Kansas City’s growing downtown residential and business district.”