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The Curtiss-Wright Hangar

1402 Jim Hamilton Blvd, Columbia, United States
Landmark & Historical Place



Fly-in guests- please taxi to KCUB FBO and can use Eagle courtesy car or short walk .25 mile. Courtesy golf cart coming soon! Events-call 803-549-6318

The Curtiss-Wright Hangar Project is one of the most historic, unique projects in Columbia and the State of South Carolina. This historic landmark could easily become an icon for the State of South Carolina and the Aviation Community. Our goal is to completely restore the structure and renovate the Hangar into a functioning destination event venue, museum and family restaurant for consumers and aviation enthusiast alike. This project will be one-of-a-kind in the State and will attract patrons with a wide range of interests.
The uses proposed for the Curtiss-Wright Hangar property are directly drawn from the building itself:  its location, its history and its physical properties. The building itself is located in a place ideally suited to creating an attractive, interesting venue for a variety of activities.

A majority of the building will be used as an event venue with 8,000 square feet of open assembly, dining and banquet space. This space will house a B-25C Bomber, currently in the hangar. This universal space will open many channels of revenue for this project. The versatility of this Hangar will attract a variety of target markets, who will find a valuable advantage with this venue in comparison to other event venues throughout the City. The Hangar will become an ideal location for weddings, receptions, dinners, military banquets, university functions, statewide events, etc. The Hangar will provide the space, parking, interior design, visual vistas and personnel service unlike any other venue in the State.

The Curtiss-Wright Hangar will be an attraction because of its history and architecture while providing a family restaurant unlike any other in the Southeast. The 2,000 square foot restaurant, located within the south wing, will also include outside patio dining and a roof deck terrace, accessible by means of an elevator and a restored exterior stair.
The Hangar will be ideal for museum space to host an array of aviation and military exhibitions. The hangar will take advantage of interior and exterior exhibits.

The north wing will contain Class A meeting space and break out space for smaller banquets and events. This wing will also include a warming kitchen for catering services. The versatility of the space will accommodate groups from 30-60 people, allowing for a maximum usage and flexibility.
CW Hangar Partners is committed to saving the Curtis Wright hangar at Jim Hamilton-Owens Field Airport and in making it a restoration showplace. Our interest in this project stems from our interest in architecture, aviation, the City of Columbia, and the neighborhood around the airport. Our team has been carefully assembled to bring in a mix of experience, expertise and vision which will insure that all aspects of the project will be carried out at the highest level. Please refer to the resumes and firm descriptive literature in the attachments for background information on our team.  
Our restoration plan is to use as many original and authentic materials as possible. This is why we have assembled a project team with extensive restoration and renovation credentials. Every aspect of this restoration project has been considered - from the repair and replacement of original building materials to the interior finishes, décor, furniture, fixtures and equipment to be used in the conversion of this hangar from a utilitarian aircraft maintenance building to a museum quality event venue. Our ultimate goal is to create a business operating out of the hangar property which will pay for the restoration and the on-going maintenance and upkeep of a building which is both an architectural treasure and an important artifact in telling the story of aviation in Columbia.


Opening Hours

16:00 - 22:00
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