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Project Atlantic Aviation New Fixed Base Operations (FBO)
Owner Atlantic Aviation Services


Project Size

83,900 sq ft

Project Dates

19 months

Project Location

Salt Lake City, Utah
Atlantic Aviation Services

Project Description

The Salt Lake International Airport is growing to accommodate the influx of families moving to Northern Utah. Currently, Big-D Construction, Holder Construction – a Joint Venture (HDJV) is constructing a new terminal and concourse as part of The New SLC Airport Redevelopment Program. However, that is not the only construction project at or near the international airport. Big-D’s Light Commercial Group recently completed construction of a new Fixed Base Operations (FBO) complex for Atlantic Aviation Services.

Atlantic Aviation has had a presence at the airport since 2015, when it purchased the former Salt Lake Jet Center. Since then, the company has spent millions of dollars on several projects, including a brand-new FBO complex. The project consisted of the construction a 12,900 square-foot FBO building; two 30,000 square-foot, pre-engineered aircraft hangers with an additional 13,000 square-feet of office space.

The new terminal features a clerestory lobby with unobstructed views east and west of the Salt Lake Valley; a gas fireplace; a break area; a pilots’ lounge; flight-planning area; two conference rooms; and on-site car rental. The new hangers are heated and provide storage for transient and tenant aircraft. Big-D also provided utility installation, concrete work, and landscape work.