West Star Aviation Recognized As Gold Leader From Colorado’s Environmental Leadership Program

posted on 3rd September 2020 by Eddie Saunders
West Star Aviation Recognized As Gold Leader From Colorado's Environmental Leadership Program

West Star Aviation has been recognized by the governor of Colorado, for a sixth consecutive year, as a Gold Leader from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environmental Leadership Program (ELP).

The Environmental Leadership Program is a state-wide recognition and reward program offering benefits and incentives to members that go above and beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and are committed to continual environmental improvements. West Star Aviation entered the Colorado Governor’s Environmental Leadership Program in October 2010, in addition to being a Western Slope leader, which assists other companies to successfully enter the program.

“Contributing to the community’s ongoing environmental efforts and improvements gives our company and employees great pride knowing we are focused on growing a green company with new innovations and ideas,” said Dave Krogman, general manager (GJT), West Star Aviation.

West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for seven consecutive years from 2014-2020 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual PRASE Survey.  The survey first included the ‘Most Preferred MRO’ category in 2014 and West Star has won the #1 slot each year since its inception.  West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, engines and APUs, avionics installations and repair, major modifications, interior refurbishment, exterior paint, accessory services and parts.

In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.