What makes life better on the edge?

The City of Bel Aire is an inviting community with strong businesses and wonderful people. With a population just under 8,000 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. This is what puts Bel Aire ON THE EDGE!


Bel Aire offers a safe, friendly environment for employees and their families. From great local schools and recreation to active senior groups, Bel Aire has something for every age and interest. Come live, work, and play ON THE EDGE!

Our Vision:

Make Bel Aire a Hometown for Everyone

Our Mission:


Create a Friendly and Responsive Environment

Encourages friendliness from staff to citizens, citizens to citizens, and citizens to staff. Strive to be responsive to our resident’s needs from safety to services.


Attract Growth and Safe Living

Continually ranking in the top 10 safest City to live in Kansas. Controlling our future with smart development.


Foster a Connected Community

Providing a wide range of mobility choices; improving our health and connection to the community. As well as innovative ways to receive City information and news.


Our Values:

  • Small Town Pride, Regardless of Size

  • People First

  • Working Together

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Inclusion