Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

October 18, 2014 - 8:05am
Gulfstream’s “iron bird” version of its new models shows off the new cabin cross-section. T

Extensive construction work over the past two year at Gulfstream Aerospace’s headquarters in Savannah, Ga., provided a visible clue that the manufacturer had something big brewing. One new building completed in September 2012 will be used to make the wings and tails for the new G500 and G600 models, and another facility opened last month will house fuselage manufacturing and final assembly.

September 11, 2014 - 3:15pm

Gulfstream announced plans on Tuesday to build a new $33 million aircraft paint facility on the southwest side of its Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport headquarters. “The announcement came up unexpectedly as a result of a Savannah Economic Development Agency [SEDA] board meeting that happened that day,” a company spokesman told AIN.

August 5, 2013 - 1:20am

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) has wrapped up a $29 million expansion project known as the North Aviation Development. The project, funded by FAA entitlement grants and airport revenues, saw the realignment of Gulfstream Road to a newly built 1,200-foot tunnel under Taxiway A, which was extended 1,800 feet to a total of 9,302 feet. The additional length allowed the taxiway to connect with the newly built new 4,033-foot taxiway H, which now links Gulfstream Aerospace’s new $500 million campus expansion to the rest of the airport.

June 19, 2012 - 3:51pm

Satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions provider Satcom Direct opened a new domestic office at the Sheltair FBO at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The company’s new Savannah office includes a business office and a satellite testing and integration lab. Customers who visit the location will have access to Satcom Direct’s avionics and testing lab, training facility and support services for pilots, flight operations and maintenance staff.

November 10, 2011 - 5:11am
Envision exterior paint

Envision Aviation has a vision for paint schemes that it is translating to the exterior paint of business jets. “We’ve done two airplanes and are most definitely open for business,” said Envision president Heath Moore of his newly defined company.

May 31, 2011 - 4:15pm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has greenlighted an 890-acre expansion project at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, Ga., that would increase Gulfstream’s footprint at the field. The expansion affects the area’s wetlands, requiring U.S. government approval to construct a new taxiway and realign Gulfstream Road.

January 31, 2011 - 4:30am

Gulfstream Aerospace acquired a 253,000-sq-ft building in Savannah, Ga., to house its growing research-and-development program.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

Gulfstream Aerospace has acquired a 253,000-sq-ft building in Savannah, Ga., to house its growing research and development program.

November 16, 2010 - 11:03am

Gulfstream Aerospace yesterday announced plans for a $500 million, seven-year expansion project at its Savannah headquarters “to ensure that the company is well positioned to meet future demand for business jets and support services.” The aircraft manufacturer entered into a 50-year lease with the Savannah Airport Commission to build additional facilities on 159 acres of airport land.

August 3, 2010 - 6:45am

Midcoast Aviation is absorbing the operations of sister company Savannah Air Center to “consolidate our talents into a single center of excellence,” according to Midcoast president Donald Petersen.

 
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