Florida Airport Issues Large Hangar RFP

 - July 20, 2021, 12:19 PM
Florida's Treasure Coast International Airport sees its newly completed 28,500-sq-ft hangar as a "catalyst and anchor for further private development of the airport’s east side." (Photo: St. Lucie County)

Florida’s Treasure Coast International Airport (KFPR) in Fort Pierce has issued an RFP for tenants looking to occupy a recently completed 28,500-sq-ft hangar.

One of the few new facilities available in the area, the Group 1 hangar, which features a 44-foot high and 170-foot-wide door with a peak height of more than 59 feet, can accommodate aircraft up to an Airbus A320 with room to spare for an Embraer 175. It is protected by an automatic sprinkler/high-expansion foam system that can expand to eventually serve future adjoining hangars.

KFPR owner St. Lucie County sees the new hangar and its 28,500-sq-ft ramp as ideally suited as an MRO base and the centerpiece for further development on the east side of the field, which has three additional adjacent two-acre plots ready for immediate hangar construction. With its 6,490-foot main runway and aviation services provided by APP Jet Center, the lone FBO, the airport authority plans to develop a corporate hangar campus on the west side with a private-sector partner or partners.

Proposals to lease the new hangar must be submitted by Tuesday, August 31, at 4 p.m. local time.