Hangar

April 3, 2007 - 9:11am

After only one year in business, Wing Aviation is adding a second 20,000-sq-ft paint facility to handle steadily increasing business. The company is located at Lone Star Executive Airport (CXO), just north of Houston.

March 30, 2007 - 12:10pm

Ronson Aviation has announced plans for a new hangar and office complex to complement its existing 52,200-sq-ft facility at the Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN), N.J. Louis Aronson II, president and CEO, said, “We are pleased that despite a challenging economy, Ronson Aviation continues to enjoy steady growth from corporations and private pilots who appreciate the convenience and efficiency offered by our Trenton, New Jersey location.”

March 30, 2007 - 12:09pm

Construction has begun on a $5.5 million upgrade at Atlantic Aviation’s facilities at Chicago Midway (MDW). The project includes new construction of a 20,000-sq-ft hangar, a 10,000-sq-ft combined office and shop building and a 7,000-sq-ft ground-support building. There will also be a 3,500-sq-ft addition made to an existing building for extra shop space.

March 27, 2007 - 6:12am

North Carolina’s Asheville Regional Airport will be the site of a $37 million, 373,000-sq-ft terminal, office and hangar development spearheaded by Aviation Development Group (ADG) of Denver.

March 26, 2007 - 12:35pm

Worthington Jet Services, a subsidiary of aftermarket parts supplier Worthington Aviation, has selected Component Control’s Quantum Control aviation Enterprise Resource Planning software to manage its Part 145 repair facility and hangar operations. Based on Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Worthington specializes in maintaining the Saab 340 and Dash 8, Westwind and Citation.

March 22, 2007 - 9:47am

Guardian Jet Center, an FBO and Avfuel dealer at Ontario International Airport, Calif., last month opened a 22,000-sq-ft hangar and adjoining 2,000-sq-ft office space. The company, which opened in November 2002, now plans to build a new executive terminal in between the new hangar and an original hangar. Guardian Jet Center is also home of Guardian Air Services, the company’s charter operation, and other aircraft services.

March 22, 2007 - 8:41am

Business Jet Center recently completed a $5 million expansion project at its Dallas Love Field (DAL) facility. The facelift includes a new hangar and adjoining office space, collectively called Hangar B. The new building increases the fixed base operator’s total square footage of hangar and office space by nearly 25 percent–to approximately 220,000 sq ft from 178,000 sq ft.

March 22, 2007 - 8:38am

During the Cold War in the 1950s, squadrons of North American F-86 Sabres and, later, F-100 Super Sabres stood guard over the West Coast secreted in hangars at what is now Camarillo Airport (CMA), Calif. Alex Fisher, v-p of operations for Sun Air Jets at the airport, said, “There’s a lot of history here. The pilots would sleep in their flight suits and had to be ready to take off in four minutes.

January 30, 2007 - 10:53am

With an eye on the future, Gore Design Completions (GDC) officially opened its big, new interior shop in San Antonio on February 8 amid ceremonies hosting some 400 guests and dignitaries.

January 30, 2007 - 10:18am

Million Air Columbus at Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), Ohio, has acquired an additional 32,000 sq ft of heated hangar space. The expansion brings the FBO’s total hangar area to more than 121,000 sq ft equipped with doors measuring 120 feet wide by 30 feet high. Some revisions to the ramp layout have improved safety and ground-traffic flow.

 
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