Wings Over Salina Aviation Experience

New Museum

2 levels + basement = 70,000 s.f.

Salina, Kansas (un-built)


This new museum was designed to be a place where people of all ages can experience the notion of flight, and the local community’s important role in the history of aviation. The architecturally dramatic complex presents a hands-on, immersive, interactive, and full-engaging visitor experience. The facility would be located at the center point of the Salina Municipal Airport runway, allowing direct access for arriving pilots and traveling visitors. This facility houses a wide variety of exhibit features, theaters, labs and dining experiences.

Building Program: Museum including: Lobby with coat closet, ticket office, concessions, gift shop, men’s and women’s restrooms, exhibits, interactive exhibits, theater and attractions hangar; Restaurant with dining, mezzanine dining, banquet facilities, and bar; Administration including: reception and offices.