Norwich Airport and KLM UK Engineering have agreed a deal where Norwich Airport will invest 7,7 million Euro in a new hangar and workshop facilities for KLM UK Engineering at the airport to meet increased industry demand for aircraft maintenance.
The project will be managed by Rigby Real Estate (RRE), the property division of airport owners, Rigby Group. It will see the construction of a 5000 m2 hangar and 1500 m2 workshop that will be completed by August 2020.
The deal provides KLM UK Engineering with significant additional new capacity providing high quality aircraft maintenance and repair services to customers worldwide. Peter van der Horst, managing director at KLM UK Engineering, said: “We are delighted to have agreed this expansion project with Norwich Airport. This will enable us to provide a more efficient service to our customers, allow us to maintain the larger next generation aircraft and provide extra capacity with a sixth bay. Our team in Norwich are excited with this development and look forward to revealing the new hangar in 2020.”
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