Construction begins on hangar project at Burlington airport
April 30, 2014
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  • Stonesville-based Cirrus Construction Inc. began construction this week on a
    10-unit hangar at the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport that will help meet
    demand at the facility for small aircraft users.

    It’s the third hangar project Cirrus has built for the Burlington airport over the past
    few years, said Charlie Hall, co-owner of Cirrus, which employs 13. Cirrus has also
    completed other hangar projects for Triad airports including those in Davidson and
    Rockingham counties.

    Hall didn’t provide an exact cost for the project, but said Cirrus will construct the 12,000-square-foot

    “T-hangar” facility within the next 60 days. Hall added that demand for hangars continues
    to grow at airports such as the one in Burlington, which has experienced a waiting list for small
    and corporate aircraft users.

    “[Airports] are seeing opportunity,” Hall said. “As they experience growth and realize they do
    have the demand for it, they go ahead and make this commitment.”

    Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport Director Dan Danieley said there is so much demand
    for the type of small hangar under construction at his airport that aircraft users are already
    placing dibs “on the next set.”

    Danieley said he anticipates the need for yet another hangar project soon.

    “I think by the third quarter of this year, we’ll be looking at another one,” he said.

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