Jet Aviation Completes San Juan FBO Purchase

 - February 20, 2019, 10:15 AM
Jet Aviation's now wholly-owned FBO at San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport features a modern glass-sheathed 12,500 sq ft terminal, with a co-located U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility. (Photo: Curt Epstein)

Jet Aviation has completed its purchase of the former Pazos FBO at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. It had been operating the location under a management agreement since March 2017, when it was rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan. It features a 12,500-sq-ft terminal, with an in-house U.S. Customs facility, passenger lobby, pilot lounge, flight-planning area, showers, two conference rooms, and large catering preparation and storage kitchen.

A hangar offering 20,000 sq ft of aircraft storage and 2,500 sq ft of office space will open in the first quarter to replace the small, older hangar destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017.

“Bringing the San Juan FBO completely under Jet Aviation management reinforces our commitment to our customers, our employees, and the region,” said David Paddock, the company’s senior vice president and general manager for U.S. regional operations. “San Juan is a high-performing FBO with excellent long-term growth prospects, and we are delighted to fully bring it into our fold.”