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City of Bel Aire

Bel Aire, Growing with You


    Open City Council Seat Needs to be Filled!

City Council Member Ken Lee submitted his resignation from the City Council on Tuesday, September 1st. Mayor Austin is accepting resumes and/or letters of interest until October 16th for Ken's open seat. Anyone interested please send your letter to City Hall and the Mayor will submit a nominee to City Council for their confirmation. The Appointment will run until the next City Election in November 2017. Below are links to Charter Ordinance 16 and the City Council Vacancy Policy regarding vacant council seats.

Charter Ordinance 16

City Council Vacancy Policy


Welcome to the City of Bel Aire

City of the Future with Respect for It's Past! We feel the tagline of our community says a great deal of who we are, and what we believe. Our past delivered us to our present...commitment, dedication, and perseverance will boldly drive us into the future.

Bel Aire is an inviting community with strong businesses and wonderful people. With a population nearing 7,000 and its close proximity to Wichita, Bel Aire is afforded the amenities of big-city living, while being able to remain close to its small-town roots. In addition, nearby major transportation networks and available resources foster an environment of healthy business creation and expansion. These important characteristics make Bel Aire a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We invite you to take a look at our website, familiarize yourself with our community, and see for yourself why we are proud to call Bel Aire home!

Thank you for your virtual visit. If you have questions, we have answers. Contact us with any questions you may have and let's discuss why Bel Aire is the Metro's community of choice.

Bel Aire Quick Facts:

  • Population: 6,916
  • Date of Incorporation: November 26, 1980
  • Land Area: 6.83 sq. miles
  • Elevation: 1,400 ft
  • County: Sedgwick
  • State: Kansas
  • Zip Code: 67220, 67226
  • Public School District: USD 259
    • Isley Traditional Magnet Elementary (K-5)
    • Northeast Magnet High School
  • Private Schools: Resurrection Catholic School and Sunrise Christian Academy
  • Government: Council - Manager
  • Sales Tax: 7.5%

To find out more about Bel Aire, visit the US Census Bureau's Quick Facts about Bel Aire, KS



7651 E Central Park Ave, Bel Aire KS 67226

Ph: 316-744-2451

Fax: 316-744-3739