West Star Aviation Expands in Chattanooga, Tennessee (KCHA)

West Star Aviation announced they will be expanding their KCHA location to feature a full service maintenance hangar and a state-of-the-art paint facility in addition to their Grand Junction, CO and East Alton, IL locations. The announcement was made at their KCHA open house event in May.
West Star’s Chattanooga location will begin construction on the 13 acres allocated for expansion in the fourth quarter of 2016 with anticipated completion in fourth quarter 2017.
This expansion is designed to allow West Star to create a state-of-the-art paint facility similar to what is featured at their Grand Junction, GJT location which opened in 2015. It will feature 45,000 sq. ft. of space to be able to meet all paint needs including that of Global Express, G550, and Embraer Legacy 600 .
“West Star is well-known industry wide for our specialization in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, engines, as well as inspections and major modifications. Our CHA location will continue in the state-of- the-art facility footsteps of our other locations and offer avionics installation, repair, interior and refurbishment,” said Bob Rasberry, CEO, West Star Aviation.
Our plan to build an onsite world class paint facility gives us a third location able to handle all aspects of MRO support service for our customers. We are excited about this growth milestone and look forward to having a third one-stop maintenance shop to better serve our customers,” said Rodger Renaud, president, West Star Aviation.