Posted on: December 15, 2017

McKinney National Airport celebrates opening of new hangar

New Hangar Ribbon Cutting

McKinney National Airport is celebrating the completion of a new 10,000-square-foot hangar. The hangar will accommodate transient aircraft, from single-engine aircraft to medium-size jet aircraft for either long-term or short-term stays. The airport secured contracts to completely fill the new hangar before construction began.

“More pilots are learning that McKinney National Airport is an excellent option for corporate jets and we are working hard to keep up with the demand that the growing Collin County area and larger DFW metroplex is experiencing,” said Deputy City Manager Jose Madrigal.

In 2017, the airport saw a 16% increase in revenue, an 11.2 percent increase in flight operations and 2.2 percent increase in fuel sales.

Recently, the City of McKinney announced that they have entered into a public-private partnership with Western LLC for a $16 million construction project at the McKinney National Airport that will update and expand its facilities and include a new state-of-the-art fixed-base operator (FBO) terminal and an additional 40,000-square-foot hangar. Construction is expected to begin this spring and will take approximately 12-18 months.

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of more than 168,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees. Visit the city's website.

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