Tocumen SA Backs Aeronautical Workshop in Colon

In 40 thousand square meters of the Enrique Jimenez airport, a repair station for commercial wide-body aircraft will be set up, with an investment of $35 million.

Monday, September 28, 2015

The Board of Directors of Tocumen SA has endorsed the proposal originally presented in July by an enterprise founded on foreign capital, now associated and represented by local investors, to develop a maintenance workshop at the airport in Colon to provide aircraft servicing.

According, the board of Tocumen explained that "... 'After signing the contract, the company will have one year to start construction and two years to complete the work. That means that the workshop could start operations in the third quarter of 2018 ".

".. The proponent company, unidentified until the contract is signed, proposes developing a workshop on 40 thousand square meters in the field of the terminal in Colon, about 80 kilometers north of Panama and the neighboring capital of the Free Zone of Colon, the main free trade zone on the hemisphere. The workshop will provide a first step in maintenance, repair and overhaul of Boeing 737, 727, 757 and Airbus narrow-body aircraft.

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