中大陆航空服务 double workforce and build new hangar at Dwight D. 艾森豪威尔国家机场
威奇托,堪萨斯州. -中洲航空服务(MCAS), 一个提供全面服务的维护, 维修和检修(MRO)设施, announced plans today to double their workforce and expand their current footprint at Dwight D. 艾森豪威尔国家机场 with the construction of a new hangar. The news was shared today in Las Vegas, Nev. at the National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), a global industry tradeshow and supplier event.
“As a world-class MRO we are excited to expand our footprint and capabilities for our customers at Dwight D. 艾森豪威尔国家机场. Being located in the 世界航空之都, the deep-rooted manufacturing skillsets of our local workforce have driven our past success – and we look forward to the next generation of growth for our team,凯莉·劳施说, 主任纤.
作为faa批准的145部分维修站, the company focuses on aircraft maintenance and support including business jet, 涡轮螺旋桨飞机, 活塞, 和旋翼飞机产品, 以霍克4000为特色, 小贩800系列, 和Beechcraft Premier模型. MCAS also specializes in stocking and locating hard to find legacy aircraft part inventory and part solutions. MCAS是ICM, Inc .的附属公司. 在Colwich、堪萨斯.
As part of the planned growth, the company will create 23 new jobs, growing their team to over 40.
“超过5美元.7 million in new dollars invested in Kansas and over 20 jobs to be created, Mid-Continent Aviation Services’ project is great news for Wichita’s economy,州长劳拉·凯利说. “Building on our foundation as the 世界航空之都 will help continue the record economic success our state has achieved coming out of the pandemic. I look forward to our continued partnership with Mid-Continent and the entire aviation community to bring more jobs and investment to our state.”
“This impressive venture is still more proof of Wichita’s well-deserved aerospace reputation, which has long been a driver of new business investment and jobs for Kansas. +, this is a prime example of tangible success in aligning our world-class assets and competitive advantage in the aerospace industry, which is a central tenet of our Framework for Growth,” Lieutenant Governor and 堪萨斯商业部 Secretary David Toland said, “My sincerest congratulations to MCAS for this impressive expansion plan that will house key maintenance operations while delivering good-paying jobs.”
Company plans include the construction of a new 31,500平方英尺的机库取代现有的15,000年科幻机库, 哪个已经被解构了. The new hangar space will accommodate plans for future work and includes state-of-the-art infrastructure. It is projected the new hangar will be operational in Q1 2022. Total investment for the project exceeds $5.7M.
City of Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple congratulated the company stating, “娱乐网站地址对这一宣布感到非常激动, and look forward to celebrating this continued local success story. Congratulations to MCAS on their company growth, expanding team, and forward-thinking mindset.”
“德怀特·D. 艾森豪威尔国家机场 is a critical operations hub for our regional aviation ecosystem. 纤颤等公司, who bring expertise to MROs are helping drive our economy by providing an important service and growing jobs for our community,” said City of Wichita Councilman Jeff Blubaugh.
MCAS is attending NBAA-BACE this week alongside 17 other local companies and organizations, 被视为“航空首都代表团”,” which is led by the Greater Wichita Partnership. 在NBAA-BACE, the Air Capital Delegation markets the general aviation business opportunities, resources and world-class talent pipeline that the Greater Wichita region has to offer. The company’s news was shared to a group of aviation professionals and media today during an in-booth press conference.
“Wichita is home to one of five great aerospace clusters in the world. It was exciting to announce job growth from one of our important local companies on a national scale at NBAA today, and communicate how the Wichita region is the best place for aviation business,” said 塞奇威克 County Chairman Pete Meitzner.
在娱乐网站地址发布会现场, Tammy诺兰Porazka, Vice President of Economic Development for the Greater Wichita Partnership, shared insight on the MRO industry in Greater Wichita, “Growth within the MRO sector is critical to the diversification of our local aviation industry and is a key focus of the 区域增长计划. We were pleased to work with MCAS and community partners to grow jobs and investment, 扩大娱乐网站地址的航空生态系统.”
The 区域增长计划 is an economic strategy to grow the Greater Wichita region’s economy, attract new businesses and expand existing industries. It is implemented by the collective efforts of community partners within the ten-county region and is led by the Greater Wichita Partnership.
The Partnership was pleased to work with the City of Wichita, 炉体, 堪萨斯商业部, 塞奇威克 County and the Wichita Airport Authority to realize this project.