City of Bel Aire
Economic DevelopmentBel Aire has the space you need to expand your business or start a new one. Bel Aire is a distinctive urban community located in the northeastern corner of the Greater Wichita Metropolitan Area. Bel Aire is conveniently located south of US 254, east of I-135 and north of K-96.
Bel Aire's geographical advantage offers tremendous benefits to businesses. Convenient access to major roadways, direct rail access and nearby air service offers simple solutions to transportation challenges. With major streets running through Bel Aire, over 40,000 potential customers travel through the city daily.
The Wichita metropolitan area is one of the best places in which to locate a business. The area's strong and resilient economy has been widely recognized as a national leader. While the national economy slumps, the Wichita metropolitan area continues its steady, sustainable growth. The City of Bel Aire is one of the fastest growing areas in the Wichita metropolitan area, making it a premier location for growth for both regional and national businesses.
Large and small tracts of land are available to meet your business facility needs, both now and in the future. Easy access to highways (K-96, I-35, I-135, US 254, and US 235), major Wichita arterial streets and to the Union Pacific Railroad will meet your transportation and shipping needs. Having room to start or grow a business can be the difference between success and failure. High exposure in a fast developing region of the Metropolitan area, translates into a built in market for your products and services.
Bel Aire's location gives residents a unique experience. Kansas' best shopping, business services, restaurants, medical facilities, sporting events, and thriving arts and entertainment districts are all minutes away. Yet Bel Aire neighborhoods offer small town atmosphere and charm, ideal for raising families or relaxing on the front porch. Whether you enjoy world class theater or sporting events, or prefer backyard barbecues with friends and neighbors, Bel Aire offers the best of both worlds.
The Bel Aire Economic Development Policy details the types of incentives and benefits that the City can provide. Copies of the policy are available in the online documents section, in hardcopy form at City Hall or by clicking on this link: Economic Development Policy.
The City has partnered with Law Kingdon Architects to create a master plan for the City's Industrial Park. To view the most current information regarding this process, click here.