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American Aero FTW acquires additional hanagars, land at Mecham International Airport

FORT WORTH, Texas (February 23, 2015) – American Aero FTW, a fixed-base operator (FBO) located at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, today announced the purchase of 64,000 square feet of additional hangar space and 2.3 acres of land at the airport. The acquisition is part of the FBO’s effort to expand its presence and enhance its ability to offer premiere aircraft services to business aviation customers.

American Aero is also building three, state-of-the-art hangars and a two-story office complex. Slated for completion later this year, the new hangars will accommodate any aircraft up to a Gulfstream G650. With the acquisition and new construction, American Aero will operate more than 290,000 square feet of hangar and office space at Meacham.

“We are deeply committed to supporting Meacham International Airport becoming a destination of choice for business aviation customers flying into the DFW area,” said American Aero FTW General Manager Riggs Brown. “This acquisition is another example of our promise to deliver exceptional service to the aviation community.”

Next month, American Aero will join airport officials in breaking ground on a $17.5 million effort to renovate and remodel the Meacham International Airport terminal building. American Aero will be a primary tenant in the new facility, which is slated for completion in 2016.

 

 

About American Aero FTW  

Ranked #1 in the world in the 2020 Aviation International News (AIN) FBO Survey, American Aero FTW is a fixed-base operator (FBO) located at Meacham International Airport (KFTW) in Fort Worth, Texas. The business is focused on refueling, ground handling, servicing, and storing of business and private aviation aircraft and provides extensive crew and passenger amenities. In January 2017, American Aero FTW unveiled a new 8,400-square-foot facility as the primary tenant and only FBO in the airport’s administration building. The FBO offers 280,000 square feet of leasable hangar and office space. American Aero also leads the industry in ground handling safety as one of the first FBOs to earn International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) accreditation in 2015. In 2017, it was among the first FBOs to earn Stage 2 certification. In 2019, it was the first FBO in the world to receive Stage 3 certification. IS-BAH is a rigorous safety and ground handling accreditation from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). American Aero FTW is an AvFuel branded and Signature Select™ affiliated FBO and offers AvTrip and Signature TailWins® points, Signature Status® benefits, and the benefits of the Signature Flight Support network. 

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