ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF ATLANTIC BUSINESS AVIATION CENTER NEW FACILITIES
MOON TOWNSHIP, PA – The Allegheny County Airport Authority and the Atlantic Business Aviation Center at Pittsburgh International Airport announced the opening of state-of-the-art facilities to advance corporate aviation in the Pittsburgh region. Dan Onorato, Allegheny County Chief Executive, was the featured speaker at the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening news conference for the new hangar and office building.
The spectacular 30,000 sq. ft. Hangar and 7,250 sq. ft. Flex-Office/Charter Terminal center will further enhance the modern and full service facility for corporate air travel and general aviation. The expanded space will also accommodate sports charters for security screening and passenger processing.
”Atlantic Aviation is an important tenant of Pittsburgh International Airport. This new facility opened in 2000, and Atlantic’s success is cause for this grand expansion. This growth means more jobs and more flights at Pittsburgh International Airport,” stated Dan Onorato, Allegheny County Chief Executive.
“Pittsburgh International Airport has a thriving corporate aviation program. In 2006, PIT had more than 19,000 general aviation operations here. About 50,600 passengers landed and took off from Atlantic Aviation alone, a 41 per cent increase over 2005,” explained Kent G. George, Executive Director, Allegheny County Airport Authority.
“We are excited to be able to offer this hangar complex to the Greater Pittsburgh region, and pleased to announce that we have full complement of new corporate aviation tenants,” commented Clive Lowe of Atlantic Pittsburgh.
Atlantic Aviation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides a full range of fueling and line services, ground transportation, catering, hangar, and ramp space. The company maintains and operates a growing national network of FBO Business Aviation facilities where customer satisfaction remains at the forefront at every location.