Gulfstream Aerospace has announced plans to build a new aircraft service center at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Arizona. The 225,000 square foot maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility represents an investment of more than $ 70 million for the company. According to Gulfstream, the center will include a fuel fleet with a dedicated supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), low-flow plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, building management systems and an energy-efficient HVAC system.
“Over the past decade, as our fleet has grown, we have invested in creating a network of modern facilities to provide our customers with exceptional service and support when and where they need it. need, ”said Gulfstream President Mark Burns. “The addition of our new service center in Mesa gives us an additional facility in the western United States and represents our commitment to ensuring that our customers not only buy the best in the world, but also receive the best.” service to the world. “
Gulfstream reports that it plans to achieve Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a “green” building certification designed to signify a facility’s “standards for sustainable design, construction and operation”. for the new service center. The Arizona facility is slated to open in 2023. As previously reported by AVweb, Gulfstream has opened several new points of service over the past two years, including in Savannah, Georgia; Van Nuys, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Palm Beach, Florida; Appleton, Wisconsin; and Farnborough, England.