West Star Aviation Announces Update on State-of-the-art Paint Hangar Construction at CHA
October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce an update the construction of a 48,380 sq. ft. paint facility at their Chattanooga, TN location with an anticipated completion date for September 2018.
The new Chattanooga paint facility, that recently broke ground, will be large enough to house aircraft up to and including Embraer Lineage 1000 and will also feature an additional strip and prep facility. Additional expansion plans for West Star’s CHA location include a 90,600 sq. ft. office, shop and maintenance hangar.
Additionally, the CHA facility recently adjusted their second shift to better assist with the new facility and current demand at this location. These changes will include four 10-hour shifts of 2pm-12:30am Monday through Thursday; The first and weekend shifts will remain the same.
“We are pleased to break ground on this project as it will allow us to begin offering our world-class paint services to our CHA customers. Our expansion efforts in Chattanooga truly help us continue to make this facility a one-stop maintenance shop for West Star customers in the area,” said Rodger Renaud, President & COO, West Star Aviation.
Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.
In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.