County Announces new Director for Midwest National
Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier announced last week the appointment of Frank Branom as the Airport Director for the county-operated Midwest National Air Center.
Frank has been overseeing operations as acting Director since October 1st, and six years prior to that in the capacity of Airport Manager.
FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Event at MNAC
FAAST is coming to MNAC for a good old-fashioned fly-in! Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, the event starts at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and donuts, Then, there will be two safety presentations, Young Eagle flights, and a special career recognition (Master Pilot Award) for a deserving aviator. And, just when you thought it couldn't get any better, PIZZA and soft drinks will be delivered just in time for lunch. PLEASE REGISTER for the event on http://faasafety.gov/ and drop Bob Wright an email at email@example.com if you have any questions. The event will be taking place inside Executive Flight Services Maintenance Hangar (large hangar just south of the airport Terminal Building). It will be lots of fun and all the events, refreshments and food are free! Hope to see you then!
MNAC is on facebook
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Another successful NASCAR weekend at Midwest National
Another NASCAR weekend has come and gone at the Midwest National Air Center. Many race teams continue to utilize GPH as their entry point into Kansas City for the annual race. Race fans also made their way in and out of Kansas City through GPH.
Midwest National Air Center welcomes new services for pilots
Executive Flight Services is now offering a number of aviation services to GPH customers
We are pleased to announce new services at GPH. With the opening of Executive Flight Services our airport we now offer increased services to pilots and aircraft owners. Turbine and piston engine maintenance, charter service, aircraft management, and fractional aircraft sales are now available at GPH, along with its already competitive branded fuel prices.
“We are very happy to be able to offer these services to the aviation community, both for local customers and those who are traveling through our area,” said Colin McKee, Airport Director. “We know our fuel prices are very competitive and our traffic has grown because of that. By being able to expand the aviation services at Midwest National Air Center, we are better able to assist our existing customer base and to attract new customers to our airport.”
Opened in 1996, Midwest National Air Center serves the Kansas City metropolitan area with a 5,504-foot by 100-foot asphalt runway and adjacent taxiway. “Our runway extension project, which was completed a few years ago, opened the door for us to be able to serve a greater number and variety aircraft. We have seen continual growth in our customer base. By adding even more services through Executive Flight Services, we expect to see continued growth at the Midwest National Air Center,” said McKee.
Executive Flight Services, the wholly owned aircraft management subsidiary of Kansas City, Mo.-based Executive AirShare. The company also has maintenance facilities at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) in Kansas and at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (FTW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) in Texas.
For more information about Executive Flight Services, please visit www.execflightservices.net.
GPH launches new web site
Midwest National Air Center (GPH) is pleased to announce the launch of its all new web site. Easy top tab navigation provides quick access to fuel information, services, airfield specification and fees. For the convenience of our customers, information on hangar leasing as well as catering services may be requested via email using the Services tab. The latest fuel pricing is also available!
GPH’s central location and accessibility make it an ideal stop for both itinerant and local air traffic. Friendly service, a comfortable terminal building and competitive fuel prices make GPH all the more attractive for corporate business travel and leisure pilots.