Air Wisconsin announces $8 million expansion

GREENVILLE (WLUK) -- Since it added more flights late last year, Air Wisconsin`s fleet has outgrown its facility at Appleton International Airport. So, the airline announced Tuesday it will be building a brand new 30,000 sq. ft. hangar this year at the airport – all so the company can maintain its planes.

"We actually already have four now, and two of them are being worked on outside,” Air Wisconsin President & CEO Christine Deister said. “That obviously isn`t going to work when the winter weather comes along."

Plus, 7,000 sq. ft. of office space will be attached to the new hangar....

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Ken Notes: I worked with Air Wisconsin in another life (consultant / Mayor) and they are a great company... I wonder if we could put a group of officials together and see if we could interest them in Madison. It would well be worth a road trip... There is also a group trying to reboot Midwest Express that has contacted me. Both of these companies understand the hub concept with great connections to the rest of the U.S. and world...



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