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Modern Aviation Kicks off Hangar Construction in Puerto Rico

Modern Aviation Kicks off Hangar Construction in Puerto Rico

FBO network company Modern Aviation has started a new hangar development project in San Juan, Puerto Rico to expand its capability for heavy business jets.

The USD$17 million hangar facility at Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (Isla Grande Airport) in San Juan, Puerto Rico includes two 24,000-square-foot hangars with 28-foot-high doors capable of accommodating the largest business jets.

The hangars, which are expected to be completed in 2024, use an energy-efficient design and have a geo-pier foundation system to withstand severe weather conditions.

Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi and Joel Pizá-Batiz, the Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority attended the groundbreaking ceremony on January 12.

Pizá-Batiz described the event as “a new chapter in Modern Aviation’s time-tested relationship with Puerto Rico.” “It is with utmost joy that we welcome Modern Aviation’s newest project of raising state-of-the-art hangars at the Isla Grande Airport to meet the ever-growing demand for aircraft storage,” he said.

“We are very excited to be launching this new project at Isla Grande Airport in San Juan. These two additional hangars will be the first hangars at the airport capable of holding heavy business jets, which have previously had to remain on the ramp. Modern’s FBO at Isla Grande has numerous advantages for private jet customers, including the ability to drive on the ramp to and from their aircraft and the easiest access from the main roads in San Juan of any FBO in the area,” said Mark Carmen, CEO, Modern Aviation.

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