Global Ground Support

Olathe, KS 66061


About Global Ground Support


540 E. Highway 56
Olathe, KS 66061

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Global Ground Support is an ISO 9001 certified quality management system of specialized airport support equipment, including truck-mounted de/anti-icing equipment and catering and cabin service trucks. Global offers a complete line of deicers ranging from the Regional 700-gallon unit to the Heavy 3200-gallon unit with boom heights from 30 feet to 75 feet. Global's ER-2875 is designed specifically for large aircraft such as the C5 and C17, and commercial aircraft such as Ilyushin, Antonov, and the  Airbus 380. Add Global's AirPlus! Forced Air De/Anti-icing System which provides even more cost-effective deicing. High lift cabin service and catering trucks are also available in a variety of sizes to accommodate any aircraft.

Products and Press Releases

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Port City Air Er 2200 (2017 2018)
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Global Ground Support Awarded Order from City of Charlotte

Oct. 14, 2022
Global Ground Support, LLC a subsidiary of AirT was awarded a three-year contract from the City of Charlotte, North Carolina in excess of $8.1 million for the supply of Global...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Global Ground Support Awarded New Contract with the United States Air Force

Jan. 24, 2022
The contract award is for two years, with four additional one-year extension options that may be exercised by the Air Force. The award includes standard deicer trucks and extended...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Ultimate One Single Engine Deicer

Oct. 16, 2019
The Ultimate One Single Engine Deicer has been changed from the inside out. Features include one engine, reduced fuel usage and lower maintenance costs with higher reliability...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Gen2 VR Deicing Simulator

Nov. 1, 2017
Global Ground Support's Gen2 VR Deicing Simulator has an updated graphic engine that allows for full virtual reality. Up to eight users can simultaneously train on 18 different...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Mobile Aircraft Deicing Equipment

March 4, 2016
Global Ground Support is the sole supplier of mobile aircraft deicing equipment to the United States Air Force. It also supports the commercial aviation ground support equipment...
The increase in ground support services revenue is the result of a continuing strong effort by the company's Global Aviation Services subsidiary to grow revenues and profits by adding new customers and business this past year.
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Global Ground Support's Parent Company Reports 2014 Financials

June 4, 2014
Global Ground Support increases operating income by more than $1.5 million for the second consecutive year.
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Global has provided 485 deicers under United States Air Force contracts over the past 15 years.
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

USAF Awards Deicing Contract To Global Ground Support

May 20, 2014
New contract to be the sole supplier of deicing trucks to the USAF is for two years with four additional one-year extension options that may be exercised by USAF at a total value...
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Recovery & Processing Equipment

Glycol Recovery Vehicle

June 4, 2013
Global Ground Support's Glycol Recovery Vehicle is mounted on an Isuzu NPR HD equipped with automatic transmission, a 5.1-liter engine and 113-liter fuel tank. However, the unit...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Mobile Deicer

Oct. 22, 2012
The ORION is based on the Terex Genie mobile Telehandler powered by a 99-horsepower Cummins turbo diesel and can be driven and operated from the basket with the operational one...

Articles & News

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Getting ahead of the problem by offering top-notch parts and technical support, dedicated maintenance assistance and technical training ensures that a manufacturer's logo is seen rolling down the flight line of the world's airports for years to come.
Maintenance Providers

Specialty Training For GSE Maintenance Professionals

March 19, 2014
The best part is, many of these courses are low cost or free of charge at the manufacturer's offices. Here are but a few of the companies offering courses to further your 'A' ...
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

The Confidence Factor

Dec. 12, 2013
How telemetry, technology and training can improve deicing performance.
Inside a G-12 deicing committee meeting in San Francisco
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

SAE Deicing Committee Meets in San Francisco

Oct. 19, 2011
Attendees — comprising of airlines, OEMs, suppliers and consulting firms — converged at Intercontinental Mark Hopkins from May 12-19 in San Francisco for the SAE Technical Committee...
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A Turn to Simulation

Oct. 21, 2009
Training simulators continue to evolve
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A Turn to Simulation

June 30, 2009
Training simulators continue to evolve.
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Fit for the Times

Dec. 22, 2008
Riding the success of its ground support subsidiaries, AirT Inc. continues to turn a substantial profit.


Jeffrey C. Walsh

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Air T Inc. Announces Award of New Contract from the United States Air Force

Sept. 29, 2010
Global Ground Support, LLC, has been awarded a contract to supply flight line tow tractors to the United States Air Force.
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Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Regional, Ultimate & Extended Reach Deicers

June 17, 2009
Global Ground Support manufactures a full product line of deicing equipment. Global's deicing units range in size from 700-gal (2,650L) up to 2800-gal (10,800L). Global Ground...
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services


Dec. 10, 2008
Global Ground Support, LLC announces the introduction of AirPlus!, forced air deicing equipment. AirPlus! allows the operator to select one of four de/anti-icing options: • forced...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Cargo Max

Sept. 29, 2008
Cargo Max 450 Tow Tractor includes a heavy duty front bumper, 18,000 pound pintle hook and 6,000 pound draw bar capacity.
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Education & Training

Deicing Training Simulator

Sept. 29, 2008
Global Ground Supports' full-featured deicing simulator allows the user to deice and anti-ice different aircraft under a wide range of weather conditions. Two joysticks control...
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Regional, Ultimate ' Extended Reach Deicers

Sept. 29, 2008
Global Ground Support manufactures a full product line of deicing equipment with more models than any other manufacturer in the world, Global's deicing units range in size from...

News in the Brief

Sept. 19, 2008
¦ Kuwait’s National Aviation Services (NAS), a provider of airport ground handling services to airlines at the Kuwait International Airport, announced that the company has successfully...

Air T, Inc. Receives Orders for Four Extended Reach Deicers

Aug. 14, 2008
Two units will be delivered to a service provider at Heathrow Airport in London and another two units to a service provider at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York...
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Aircraft Deicers for USAF

July 1, 2008
Global is the exclusive supplier of Aircraft deicers to the USAF. The GL1800 has a boom height reach of 42 feet while the ER2875 has a reach of 75 feet, which allows the USAF ...