Gulfstream opens Palm Beach service centre
By Wings Staff
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the official opening of a new company-owned service centre at Palm Beach International Airport. The facility, shared with Jet Aviation, will have a hangar for each company and shared office space.
The all-new joint facility is nearly 161,000 square feet (14,960 square metres), with more than 104,000 square feet (9,600 square metres) dedicated to Gulfstream. It can accommodate up to seven Gulfstream G650ER or G650 aircraft.
“Gulfstream has had a presence in Palm Beach for almost 20 years with the capability to accommodate all Gulfstream models,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support. “We are excited to open a state-of-the-art facility that will offer world-class service to a greater number of Gulfstream aircraft simultaneously. The Palm Beach service center is well-positioned to support customers in domestic and international markets, including South America.”
The Gulfstream Palm Beach facility offers a range of services, including: Major inspections, structural modifications and repairs, and major avionics installations and system upgrades. It is a certified U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Union Aviation Safety Agency repair station and has maintenance approvals from Argentina, Aruba, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil, Burundi, Canada, the Cayman Islands, the Isle of Man, Mexico, Peru, San Marino and Venezuela.
In 2019, Gulfstream also opened a service facility in Van Nuys, California, and expanded in Appleton, Wisconsin, and Savannah. Gulfstream recently began operations at a newly built service centre in Farnborough, England.