Bob Sikes Airport (CEW) is located in Crestview in the Florida Panhandle. It is a self-sufficient general aviation facility owned and operated by Okaloosa County
The airport is a haven for defense and industrial aerospace development as well as modification and conversion companies due to its 8,000 foot runway with an instrument landing system (ILS) and available acreage on and off airport for lease. For more information, visit the website of Bob Sikes Airport.
An airliner acquisition and parts reclamation facility is operated by Qwest Air Parts, Inc. at the airport. The company is one of the largest global parts suppliers, and an approved supplier to major airlines. Its corporate offices are located at 4400 Delp Street in Memphis, TN.
Recent teardowns include Ex-KLM MD-11, Ex-Korean Airlines A300-600, Ex-AeroMexico 767-200, Ex-Gemini DC-10-30, Ex-Air France B747-400, Ex-Aerolineas Argentina B747-47513, and Ex-Qantas Airlines B767-200.
Airliners in storage at Bob Sikes Airport in Crestview, Florida (Courtesy of Qwest Air Parts)
DC-10-30 at Qwest Air Parts at Bob Sikes Airport in Crestview (Courtesy of Qwest Air Parts)
Aerial view of airliners at Bob Sikes Airport in Crestview, Florida