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Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Lee's Summit Municipal Airport Begins Hangar and Taxiway Modernization
By Carmelo Turdo
Lee's Summit Municipal Airport has embarked on a hangar replacement and taxiway improvement program that will transform the aging infrastructure currently serving the local Kansas City area aviation community. The project began February 5, and the hangars are expected to be completed for occupancy by July 1. Since the late 1970s, the airport has grown into a significant aviation asset, and several runway improvement projects have made it an inviting place for corporate jet aircraft operators as well. The following views of the old hangars, and a sample of the afternoon traffic, were captured during our recent visit: