Salina Regional leases Hangar 959 to 1 Vision Aviation
Salina, KS – June 24 2019 – The largest hangar at the Salina Regional Airport, Hangar 959, has been leased to 1 Vision Aviation.
1 Vision is currently headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa, and is FAA certified FAR part 145 repair station. The company is a complete maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility which provides all manner of airframe inspections and repairs as well as power plant work on many types of large air carrier sized aircraft.
In addition, 1 Vision has a General Aviation division with both maintenance and avionics capabilities that is planned to be incorporated into the Salina operation. This division will work on smaller private airplanes up to and including corporate type aircraft.
1 Vision is operating at 100% capacity in Sioux City and has a growing list of customer contracts necessitating the expansion to Salina.
Upon startup the company has immediate plans to employ 50 workers when it occupies Hangar 959 on July 1, with expectations to employ up to 450 within three years. The company’s job numbers will grow as new business is contracted.
In a special meeting Thursday, June 20 the Salina Airport Authority board approved financing for $2.6 million in repairs and improvements to Hangar 959 in support of 1 Vision’s expansion project.