Jacksonville Business Journal
January 23, 2012
The Jacksonville Aviation Authority Board of Directors approved a lease with KCI Aviation for the construction of a new 30,000-square-foot hangar facility at Cecil Airport. Along with the new facility comes new jobs, KCI is planning to hire at least 30 workers by the end of 2014 with an annual salary of approximately $46,000.
Construction of the new hangar and office facility is expected to begin in March with an anticipated completion date in early 2013.
“This is great news for Cecil Airport and Jacksonville,” said Steve Grossman, JAA’s CEO. “KCI Aviation is exactly the type of aerospace tenant we are trying to attract to Cecil. They are an excellent fit with our existing base of commercial and military clients.”
KCI Aviation is a Bridgeport, W. Va.-based specializes in inspection, maintenance and repair of business jets and turbo-props.