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.”
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About London Biggin Hill Airport
London Biggin Hill Airport is located 12 miles from central London and offers award-winning VIP handling, a choice of FBOs, extensive hangarage, support and maintenance services for all ranges of business jets.
A designated UK Port of Entry, Biggin Hill is free of runway slot constraints. An exclusive six-minute helicopter transfer service to and from the heart of London makes it the fastest transfer of any London airport.
Biggin Hill is the only dedicated business aviation airport within the capital and is already home to over 65 commercial and aviation activities.
There are very few places in the world other than Biggin Hill where aircraft operators and support companies can conduct all aspects of their business operations, management and maintenance at the heart of a global city and with the confidence in their ability to expand and develop over time.