Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet´s needs for maintenance and service, the company said.
The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs.
Gulfstream will invest approximately USUSD 55 million to build the 202,000-square-foot/18,766-square-meter maintenance, repair and overhaul facility on the east side of the airport. The building will include hangar space, offices and back shops, and will complement the main Gulfstream Savannah Service Center, the world´s largest purpose-built business jet maintenance facility.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world´s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,800 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the Gulfstream G280TM, the Gulfstream G550TM, the Gulfstream G500TM, the Gulfstream G600TM, the Gulfstream G650TM and the Gulfstream G650ERTM.