London – 25th June 2020: The steels for Bombardier Aviation’s new 250,000 sq. ft hangar are arriving at London Biggin Hill Airport today, ready for construction.
Andy Patsalides, head of marketing, London Biggin Hill Airport says: “Construction of the hangar is continuing apace, despite the present circumstances, and it’s fantastic the steels are already going up. The hangar will be able to house up to 14 Global 7500s at any one time, and is a significant extension of Bombardier’s European customer support network at London Biggin Hill, reinforcing the airport’s position as a leading aerospace hub.”
As well as a state-of-the-art hangar, the facility will also comprise of a workshop, and office space and 650,000 sq. ft of apron area and surrounds.
Patsalides continues: “We are delighted to be supporting Bombardier as it meets the growing demand for its services here and the hangar’s construction contributes towards our ambitious target of generating 2,300 jobs at the airport by 2030.”