Gulfstream opens Fort Worth Alliance Airport service centre


Gulfstream Aerospace has opened its Gulfstream Customer Support service centre at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas.

The company has invested over $55m in the repair and overhaul facility, which spans over 162,000sqft (15,050msq). The building includes hangars, back shops, support areas and offices. The hangars can hold up to nine Gulfstream G650ER (pictured) aircraft, with a further six on the ramp.

Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support said: “This new facility will serve our significant customer base in Texas and those travelling in the region from throughout the US as well as the volume of Gulfstream traffic we see in the area coming from Mexico, Central and South America and around the world.

Gulfstream said that the new Texan facility was built with improved environmental efficiency. It claims to run using 100% renewable energy, LED lighting and energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

The new service centre will employ around 200 workers on-site. Moreover, in an attempt to develop and train a locally based workforce, Gulfstream has partnered with Tarrant County College’s airframe and powerplant programme to hire new technicians.

Gulfstream’s new offering at Alliance Airport comes after its expansions to facilities elsewhere, including Farnborough, England; Savannah, Georgia; Appleton, Wisconsin; Van Nuys, California; and Palm Beach, Florida.

In November 2021, Gulfstream also announced an expansion in Mesa, Arizona, to support more customers operating through and from the US West Coast.