Big Blue fans anxiously awaited Coach John Calipari's arrival to Kentucky at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport, but the high-profile coach instead landed at Lucas Field, a private facility belonging to R.J. Corman Railroad group, in one of the company's jets. 27 NEWSFIRST was there as the bright red jet brought in the next coach for the "Big Blue."
The aircraft, an eleven passenger Challenger 601/3A, arrived about 10:30 Tuesday night. Coach Calipari, his family members, as well as UK Athletic's Director Mitch Barnhart were onboard. A number of sport utility vehicles whisked them away to an undisclosed location. A police escort also assisted the caravan away from the landing facility.