Friday, July 2, 2021

Officials mark start of second hangar

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Officials gathered in front of ST Engineering's hangar Thursday to mark the beginning of construction for a second maintenance, repair and overhaul hangar. The $210 million project at Pensacola International Airport eventually will bring three additional hangars for ST Engineering's MRO campus. The project also will add administrative office space to two of the new hangars. Expected to begin last year, the project was delayed due to the pandemic. Jeffery Lam, president of commercial aerospace at ST Engineering, told the crowd of about 50 people that when the buildings are complete in 2024, they will make up ST Engineering's largest facility and will be able to service 500 aircraft a year. The project will add 1,325 jobs to ST Engineering's campus on top of the 400 jobs that are part of the first hangar that opened in 2018. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 07/02/21)