Aviation Company To Bring Hundreds Of Jobs To Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Aviation Technical Services plans to bring at least 500 jobs to Kansas City International Airport. | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

A Washington-based aviation maintenance company said it will bring more than 500 jobs to Kansas City International Airport — a total that could eventually double.

Aviation Technical Services said in a release that it has an agreement to lease space at the KCI overhaul facility that could include 607,000 square feet, at capacity. The company said it would invest upwards of $7 million in tooling and equipment and offer maintenance, repair and overhaul services.

ATS, which started out as Tramco, had revenue of $110 million last year and claimed 1,050 employees in research by the Puget Sound Business Journal.

“This is yet another step to secure ATS’s future and ensures long-term stability for our customers, employees and company,” CEO Matt Yerbic said in a release.

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