The Jakarta Post
Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia — a unit of flag carrier Garuda Indonesia engaged in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) — will get its fourth hangar next year to ensure it can keep up with Garuda’s expanding fleet.
“We are in the process of building Hangar 4 with a capacity of 16 narrow-body aircraft and it will be operational in 2012,” GMF president director Richard Budihadianto said on Wednesday.
The hangar is built on a 18,000 square-meter plot of land, and is equipped with a purpose-built docking platform for heavy maintenance of narrow body aircraft.
Currently, GMF facilities cover 480,000 square meters of built-up floor space: the 22,000 square-meter Hangar 1, and Hangars 2 and 3, which are 23,000 square meters each.
Richard said that the three hangars were now able to accommodate as many as 29 aircraft. He declined to disclose t...