LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The KC-10 airplanes are the big planes that refuel military aircraft in mid-air. They are brought to Chennault for maintenance and repairs. The Chennault Executive Committee wants to build a new 112 thousand foot hanger to house the planes. Currently their are four kc-10 airplanes in Lake Charles.
Executive Director Randy Robb says funding for the project came from a federal grant, and that the committee wants to get the equipment to for the planes as soon as possible.
Chennault Officials plan to break ground by September.