McCarthy to Build Hangar Facility for Southwest Airlines at Houston’s Hobby Airport
HOUSTON — McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has been awarded the contract to build the Southwest Airlines Tech Ops MX Hangar project at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston. The two-bay hangar maintenance facility will be able to house up to six 737 aircraft and will include paved aircraft parking areas, aircraft wash facilities, taxiway connections, parking and loading docks. The construction includes demolition of existing facilities and utility relocation. Totaling 240,000 square feet, the hangar will also feature offices, parts storage and other support areas. McCarthy Building’s previous projects for Southwest Airlines include its new office building and Leadership Education and Aircrew Development center in Dallas. The contractor’s other aviation work includes projects at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.