Earlier this year, I was offered the opportunity to decorate the lobby area at the McKinney National Airport. As a pilot, you can only imagine my joy and excitement at the chance to decorate an airport…but especially the airport I fly out of!
In November 2013, the Collin County Regional Airport was bought by the City of McKinney and the name changed to McKinney National Airport. The City also took over the FBO operations. An FBO (fixed-base operator) is a commercial business granted the right by an airport to operate on the airport and provide aeronautical services such as fueling, hangars, tie-downs, etc. To run the FBO the City also hired a new General Manager.
Under this new leadership, plans began taking shape for the renovation of the entire space. This is what we started with..Continue Reading →