Category - Hangars

Southwest Builds Maintenance Hangar at Denver Int’l

Southwest Builds Maintenance Hangar at Denver Int’l
In aviation and architecture, the horizon is ever distant. At Denver International Airport (DEN), sightlines are clear, and the future looks bright. Southwest Airlines’ new hangar, which opened on the eastern edge of the airfield in March 2022, represents a $100 million investment of permanence.

Stennis Int’l Adds Hangar Space to Help Boost Local Economy

Stennis Int’l Adds Hangar Space to Help Boost Local Economy
There’s nothing ordinary about the traffic at Stennis International Airport (HSA) in southwestern Mississippi, so it stands to reason that many of its facilities are unconventional as well. Located near several U.S. military installations, the airport’s sole 8,498-foot runway is frequently used for pilot and equipment testing. Usually twice a week, HSA shuts off the airfield lighting so pilots from Keesler Air Force Base, the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard can practice flying C-130J transport aircraft with night vision goggles.

Lehigh Valley Int’l Opens the Doors on New Bulk Hangar

Lehigh Valley Int’l Opens the Doors on New Bulk Hangar
Even though COVID-19 put obstacles in its path, Lehigh Valley International (ABE) never veered from its mission of adding more hangar space. Last July, the eastern Pennsylvania airport opened a new 54,000-square-foot hangar to accommodate soaring passenger traffic and newer corporate jets that weigh up to 100,000 pounds.

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Updates 50+-year-old Hangar

There comes a time in every airport's life when the focus has to become "out with the old and in with the new." Sometimes that means building entirely new facilities. More often, it involves breathing new life into existing facilities by adding modern updates and conveniences. Such was the case when Abraham Lincoln Capital (SPI), a commercial air service airport in Springfield, IL, recently updated its hangars.

Regional Development Spurs & Supports Hangar Construction at Spokane Airports

Spokane has a rich aviation/aerospace history, and the entity that owns and operates its airports is relying on that background to grow. Plans for growth, however, extend well beyond airport facilities and traffic to include the overall economy of Eastern Washington.

Huge Fabric-Roof Hangar Under Construction at Honolulu Int'l

After years operating in cramped quarters, leasing space in other company's hangars and even working on aircraft outside in the rain, the maintenance staff of Hawaiian Airlines is looking forward to moving into more spacious facilities this summer.

Kerrville Municipal Builds Hangars with Support From City & County

Located in "Hill Country" just 65 miles northwest of San Antonio, the city of Kerrville, TX, (population 22,344) has been home to the Mooney Aviation Company for more than 60 years. According to local lore, the Mooney brothers moved their single-engine aircraft company there from Wichita to be closer to the family farm.

John C. Tune Airport Adds Hangars

Located just five miles from downtown Nashville, TN, John C. Tune Airport (JWN) is home to 170 based aircraft and a flight school. With 72,000 operations last year, it's also the smaller sibling of Nashville International Airport (BNA), as both facilities are owned and operated by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA).

John Deere Builds New Corporate Flight Facility at Quad City Int'l

Since last October, Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL has been home to John Deere's new $15 million corporate aviation facility. The 70,400-square-foot complex replaces a smaller facility the company had occupied at the airport since 1980 and stands as a concrete example of the long-term partnership between the local manufacturing giant and MLI.

Plattsburgh Int'l Cuts Heating Costs with Solar Technology

At Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) in upstate New York, heating accounted for 60% of overall energy costs. But a fully funded solar project slated for completion in late April is expected to slash next winter's heating bills.

Helicopter Squadron One Opens Mammoth Maintenance Hangar

The U.S. Marine Corps Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) has one of the most critical missions in America: It shuttles President Barack Obama and other high-level government leaders throughout the Washington, D.C., area and beyond. The elite unit also tests assault support helicopters and related equipment for the Corps.

FedEx Builds Mega Hangar at Memphis Int'l

Last year, Memphis International Airport (MEM) handled 4.2 million tons of cargo - more than any other airport in the world for the 17th year in a row. Memphis-based FedEx Corporation accounted for all but 2% of the volume.

Monroe County Creates Out-of-the Box Hangar Leases

Monroe County Airport (BMG), a Part 139 Class IV airport serving the Bloomington, IN, area, knows how to turn challenges into opportunities. Management and board members at this corporate class general aviation airport focus on their facility's strengths and, in so doing, find creative ways to meet new challenges and grow operations.

New Tennessee Air National Guard Base Includes Super-Size Hangars

The largest Air National Guard project in history is all but complete at Memphis International Airport. And the scope is staggering.

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Fairbanks International Airport Baggage Transport Conveyor Enhanced With Mod Drive™ System

Fairbanks International Airport Baggage Transport Conveyor Enhanced With Mod Drive™ System

Airports face a host of unique industry challenges, such as meeting efficiency regulations and seeking out the best maintenance practices to reduce costs and keep operations flowing. In today’s current economic climate, any potential cost savings can go a long way. 

In 2019, Alaska’s Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) sought to modernize its equipment and operations. They were dissatisfied with the performance of the gearmotors on their baggage transport conveyors and began searching for new suppliers. Regal approached FAI with a solution that could improve equipment performance and simplify maintenance, with the added benefit of energy cost savings: the Hub City® MOD Drive™ system.

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