City Announces Spirit AeroSystems as Presenting Sponsor

NOTICE: The connector bridge from westbound U.S. 54 to southbound Eisenhower Airport Parkway in Wichita will be closed for maintenance starting Tuesday, May 28. To follow the signed detour, motorists should continue westbound on U.S. 54 and take the exit onto Tyler Road. From there, drivers should take eastbound U.S. 54 and exit onto West Kellogg Drive. Follow West Kellogg Drive to southbound Eisenhower Airport Parkway.

April 12, 2015

City Announces Spirit AeroSystems as Presenting Sponsor

Date: April 9, 2015

Spirit AeroSystems is the presenting sponsor for a series of events celebrating the new Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport terminal located at 2277 Eisenhower Airport Parkway. The community events  include a Dedication Event on April 11, Community Open House on April 18 and a celebration marking the first day of operations in May (date to be announced).

“The increasing demand for air travel that is driving the need for the new airport also drives growth in our business,” said Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Larry Lawson.  “We’re proud to partner with the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport to help celebrate this important milestone for growth in our hometown.”

Spirit designs and manufactures aerostructures — such as fuselages and wing components — for commercial aircraft. The company builds more than 70% of every Boeing 737, the bestselling jetliner in aviation history and a common sight on the Wichita Eisenhower National Airport runway.

Additional sponsors include:

  • Crossland Construction Company
  • KeyConstruction/Walbridge, a joint venture
  • HNTB Architecture
  • Civil Technology, Inc.
  • Cargill
  • Building Controls & Services, Inc.
  • Automatic Systems Inc.
  • InTrust Bank
  • GLMV Architecture
  • Professional Engineering Consultants
  • Cornejo & Sons
  • FSC MEP Engineers
  • Logplan
  • Carl Walker Inc
  • Leigh Fisher
  • MSE Branded Foods
  • Dr. Thom & Adrienne Rosenberg
  • Jaco
  • Leasecorp Aviation
  • KGFI
  • Schaefer Johnson Cox & Frey
  • Baughman
  • Clear Channel
  • Visit Wichita
  • EagleMed
  • The McCollom Family
  • The Martens Companies
  • ABM Parking
  • Chrysallis Aviation Solutions
  • Kruse Corporation
  • Wichita Federal Credit Union
  • Hentzen Contractors, Inc.
  • Enterprise Rent A Car

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Valerie Wise, Air Service & Marketing Manager

Jesse R. Romo, Director of Airports

Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports

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