Log Out | Member Center

100°F

102°/75°

McConnell AFB plans to build community pavilion

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 11:54 a.m.

McConnell Air Force Base plans to build a new community pavilion for recreational, family and larger group activities.

The pavilion will be built between the softball fields and the Dole Community Center on the base.

Plans call for the pavilion to have wireless internet capabilities, barbecue grills and a fire pit. Future plans call for a bath house to be built adjacent to the pavilion.

The pavilion will be built with funds awarded to the base for being runnerup for the Air Force’s 2013 Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence Award.

The project is in the bidding process and there is no information yet on the cost of the pavilion or when construction will begin. It is expected to take five months to complete once ground is broken.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job

in

Top jobs