Development – Recent Projects

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group Solar Panel & Carport Installation Project

Los Angeles, CA – Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

In partnership with PCS Energy, Aeroplex/Aerolease Group completed the first-ever roof top solar array project at Van Nuys Airport.  Consisting of approximately 4,000 panels spanning some 150,000 square feet, the roof-mount/canopy solar electric system will generate approximately 2.5 million kilowatts of electricity and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 4 million pounds annually.

  • Equivalent of planting 850 acres of trees and eliminating 6.5 million car miles
  • Projected to remove 791 asthma-inducing particulates, 12,863 pounds of nitrous oxide and 11,609 pounds of sulfur dioxide from the air per year
  • Retrofitted facility with LED lighting to further reduce utility usage 

Pavement, Electrical Upgrade & Tenant Improvement Project at Western Jet Aviation

Los Angeles, CA – Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

As Project Manager, Aeroplex/Aerolease Group supervises the general contractor and oversees the completion of entitlement investment improvements to the Western Jet Aviation facility at Van Nuys Airport. This includes interagency coordination of required approvals among the airport authority, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and municipal utility and building and safety departments. Aeroplex/Aerolease Group’s responsibilities include:

  • Rehabilitating approximately 200,000 square feet of pavement to meet FAA specifications for aircraft apron areas
  • Installing electrical upgrade to the main customer station feeding the main and adjoining facilities
  • Remodeling restroom interiors, HVAC systems, office and kitchen areas
  • Installing security, camera and access control systems
  • Providing strategic counsel on lease renegotiations and amendments

Ground Service Equipment Facility & Apron Project at Signature Flight Support East

Los Angeles, CA – Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

Signature Flight Support is remodeling its Ground Service Facility (GSE) at Van Nuys Airport, including construction of a concrete aircraft ramp area. As Project Manager, Aeroplex/Aerolease Group facilitates proactive collaboration among the project team, including airport staff, engineering and design team members, and building and safety officials. At its successful completion, the $3.5 million facility will feature:

  • Approximately 60,000 square feet of concrete aircraft ramp space to store aircraft up to the size of a Gulfstream 650
  • 11,000 square feet of GSE vehicle shop space with associated support office
  • Parking lot accommodating over 30 vehicles and ground service equipment

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group Redevelopment Project

Los Angeles, CA – Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

Completed on time and under budget, this $7.5 million, 3-acre development at Van Nuys Airport features exclusive hangar, office, shop and private terminal areas. Encompassing 123,162 square feet, the expansion includes:

  • 38,000 square feet of hangar space to accommodate a full range of business aircraft, turbo-props and executive jets
  • 8,500 square feet of shop, office and terminal space
  • Customizable conference, kitchen, lounge facilities and a state-of-the-art security system
  • Over 55,000 square feet of new aircraft ramp and staging areas
  • Private, gated and exclusive parking lot to accommodate over 45 vehicles

U.S. Customs & Border Protection Facility at Signature Flight Support

Los Angeles, CA – Van Nuys Airport (VNY)

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group was instrumental in the re-establishment of U.S. Customs and Border Protection services at Van Nuys Airport under the federal User Fee Airport Program, demonstrating how strong public-private partnerships benefit business aviation and fuel the economy. The 1,528-square-foot clearance facility located at Signature Flight Support features interview and inspection rooms, office space, an information technology/LAN room, and state-of-the-art access control and alarm systems. As project manager, Aeroplex/Aerolease Group successfully oversaw:

  • Inter-organizational agreements and coordination
  • Contractor bid, contract award and work activities
  • Overall construction planning, scheduling and execution
  • Fast-tracking of construction completion, testing and staffing to required standards

Signature Flight Support FBO Terminal

King County, WA – Boeing Field-King County Airport (BFI)

Signature Flight Support’s new FBO terminal at Boeing Field-King County Airport is an impressive example of how Aeroplex/Aerolease Group works collaboratively with airport, business and community stakeholders to achieve success. Offering an expansive ramp/apron area, the $7.25 million facility features:

  • 38,000-square-foot  clear-span hangar with a 225-foot door opening
  • 9,000 square feet of office, shop and terminal lobby space
  • Skylights, LED lighting and solar power panels