CHA Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Chooses Wilson Air Centers As New FBO Manager
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (December 20, 2010) – Wilson Air Centers announced today that they will partner with the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority to manage a new Fixed Base Operator (FBO) in Chattanooga. The facilities will include a fueling center; a 9,000 square-foot general aviation terminal, including an office complex for pilot accommodations and business resources; and a 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art hangar facility, with significant room for expansion as needed.
“Chattanooga is internationally recognized as a leader in economic growth and progressive vision. We very much appreciate the opportunity to bring potential and current customers the next level of aviation services,” said Bob Wilson, President of Wilson Air Centers. “Wilson Air Centers is a Tennessee-based, family-owned company, and we are proud to bring our nationally acclaimed service and southern hospitality to this growing city.”
The new FBO facilities are under development and slated for completion in August of 2011.
“For many years, both airlines and general aviation customers have demanded additional options to create a competitive environment,” said Dan Jacobson, Chairman of the Board of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority. “We have listened to our customers and Wilson Air Centers brings an extraordinary heritage of service and quality to our airport.
This will enhance the airport’s strategic business focus as we continue to support economic growth across our region.”
Wilson Air Centers operates FBOs at Charlotte (KCLT), Memphis (KMEM) and Houston Hobby (KHOU). Chattanooga will be the company’s fourth location.
Wilson Air Center reinvented the corporate aviation support industry by blending a heritage rich in hospitality management and a long-standing passion for aviation. They offer corporate services, charter, military handling, airline handling, freight handling, and aircraft management.